Term Definition
addendum (n.) a thing that is added; an appendix or addition to a book or written document
aghast (adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
cower (v.) to crouch or shrink away in fear or shame
epitaph (n.) a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone
ethical (adj.) having to do with morals , values, right and wrong; in accordance with standards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase
inaudible (adj.) not able to be heard
intrigue (n.) crafty dealings, underhanded plotting; (v.) to form and carry out plots; to puzzle or excite the curiosity
plausible (adj.) appearing true, reasonable, or fair
prodigal (adj.) wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant; (n.) one who is wasteful and self-indulgent
volatile (adj.) highly changeable, fickle; tending to become violent or explosive; changing readily from the liquid to the gaseous state
ample (adj.) more than enough, large, spacious
apparition (n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; an
assert to declare or state as truth
disdain to refuse scornfully
facetious not meant seriously
indiscriminate without restraint or control
jurisdiction (n.) an area off authority or control; the right to administer justice
plebeian (adj.) common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class; (n.) a common person, member of the lower class
proximity (n.) nearness, closeness
pulverize (v.) to grind or pound to a powder or dust; to destroy
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