Vocab List 2 2015

wifepreacher's version from 2015-08-31 23:37

Section 1

Question Answer
Inclineda tendency toward; of a mind
Levity *lack of appropriate seriousness; fickle
Prominentleading; important or well-known; standing out
Convictiona fixed or firm belief; convinced
Epigramany witty, ingenious or pointed saying usually told as a poem
Domesticateto tame or make one accustomed to household life or affairs
Elaborateworked out with great care and nicety of detail
Arroganta sense of superiority, self-importance, or entitlement
Paternalcharacteristic of or befitting a father; fatherly
Pungent *sharply affecting the organs of taste or smell; mentally stimulating or appealing

Section 2

Question Answer
Surnamethe name that person has in common with his family members, given name; family name
Deft *dexterous; nimble; skillful; clever
Accentuated*gave emphasis or prominence to
Imperativeabsolutely necessary or required; unavoidable
Specimena part or an individual taken as exemplifying a whole mass or number; a particular or peculiar kind of person
Inconsequencesomething that lacks proper sequence in thought, speech, or action; irrelevent
Infinitesimalimmeasurably small; less than an assignable quantity
Complacentpleased, especially with oneself or one's merits
Devoidnot possessing, untouchable by, void, or destitute
Subduedquiet; inhibited; repressed; controlled