Vocab Unit 3- Level G

Articulate

(V)- to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joints; (ADJ)- expressed clearly and forcefully; able to employ language clearly and forcefully; jointed

Cavort

(V)- to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry

Credence

(N)- belief, mental acceptance

Decry

(V)- to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate

Dissemble

(V)- to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression

Distraught

(ADJ)- very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict

Eulogy

(N)- a formal statement of commendation; high praise

Evince

(V)- to display clearly, to make evident, to provoke

Exhume

(V)- to remove from a grave; to bring to light

Feckless

(ADJ)- lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable

Murky

(ADJ)- dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision

Nefarious

(ADJ)- wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards

Piquant

(ADJ)- stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative

Primordial

(ADJ)- developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage; fundamental, basic

Propinquity

(N)- nearness in place or time; kinship

Unwonted

(ADJ)- not usual or expected; not in character

Utopian

(ADJ)- founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical

Verbiage

(N)- language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression

Verdant

(ADJ)- green in tint or color; immature in experience or judgment

Viscous

(ADJ)- having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity