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(adj.) *expedient*- appropriate to a particular purpose.
It is expidient to wear sunglasses at the beach, especially when its sunny out.
(verb) *corroborate*- to strengthen or support.
To corroborate or strengthen her muscles, Sally lifts weights everyday.
List 5 vocabulary
(noun) *chagrin*- a feeling of embarrassment, humiliation, or annoyance.
When Matthew dropped all his books in front of everyone it really chagrined (verb) or embarrassed him.
(noun) *Doppelganger*- alter ego, second self, your ghostly double.
Bruce Wayne is Batmans doppelganger or second self, alter ego.
(adj.) *cognizant*- having cognizance, aware, conscious knowledge.
Just by looking at the students faces the teacher was cognizant of the difficulty of the tests she gave.
(noun) *crux*- a central
or critical point.
The crux of the case
was to know where the
suspect was at the time
of the robbery.
(verb) *Deter*- to prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt.
The ''Beware of Dog'' sign detered people from going near the yard.
(noun) *euphemism*- the substitution of an inoffensive term for one considered blunt or offensive; vague.
An Example of an euphemism is to say ''to pass away'' instead of saying ''to die''.
(verb) *exhume*- to remove from a grave.
The scientist exhumed the old mummy's body from the grave.
(adj) *garrulous*- tiresomely talkative, rambling.
That teacher is so garrulous that when she talks everyone falls asleep.
(adj.) *frugal*- practicing or marked by economy, pennywise.
In todays economy many families are frugal with thier money and they try to strech the dollar.
(noun) *remorse*- bitter regret for past misdeeds.
The boy had a strong feeling of remorse for a long time after he broke his mothers vase.
(noun) *temerity*- audacity: nerve
The teacher said to the student: ''I can't believe you have the temeity to talk to me that way.''
(verb) *truncate*- to shorten by cutting off a part, abbreviate.
The world wide web can be truncated to www.
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