Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Vocab 7

Cursory-fast. hastily done
impetus- a moving force
contumely- insulting
bereavement-mourning, a state of sorrow
cache-a collection of items, usually hidden
consummation-complete or final
calamity-an event causing great and sudden damage
avarice-extreme greed for wealth or material gain
fortify-to strengthen
 ubiquitous-present, to be found everywhere
fortitude-courage through pain
nonchalant-casual, calm
affect-produce a change in something
effect-the result of something
misappropiate-the intentional, illegal use of the property or funds of another person for one's own use or other unauthorized purpose
pragmatic-dealing with something realistically
metacognition-awareness and understanding of ones own thought process
devoutly-showing deep religious feeling

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