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Vocabulary Words30 all new words!By: Abby Pendergraft
Abductto carry off or lead away a person illegally in secret or with force
Brevitythe quality of expressing much in few words
Abridgeto shorten by omissions while retaining the basic contents
Demurto make objection, especially on the grounds of scruples
Eccentricdeviating from the recognized or customary character, practice,
Feasiblecapable of being done, effected, or accomplished
Willfuldeliberate, voluntary, or intentional
Bequeathto dispose of (personal property, especially money) by last will
Variegatedvaried in appearance or color; marked with patches or spots of different colors.
Judicioususing or showing judgment as to action or practical expediency
Kineticpertaining to motion.
Listto lean over or cause to lean over to one side
Wrathstrong, stern, or fierce anger
Novicea person who is new to the circumstances, work
UnkemptUncared for or neglected
Parsimonyextreme or excessive economy or frugality; stinginess; niggardliness.
Quellto suppress; put an end to; extinguish
Rancorbitter, rankling resentment or ill will
Zealousfull of, characterized by, or due to zeal
Taciturninclined to silence;
Gourmanda person who is fond of good eating, often indiscriminatingly and to excess.
Magnanimousgenerous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness
Immutablenot mutable; unchangeable; changeless
Xanthicof or pertaining to a yellow or yellowishcolor.
Scrupuloushaving or showing a strict regard for what one considers right; principled.
Capriciousled by whim; erratic
HackneyedUsed so often as to be trite, dull, and stereotyped
Charlatana person who pretends or claims to have more knowledge or skill than he or she possesses
Dauntto overcome with fear; intimidate