Jefferson Jr 2013-14 Weekly

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  1. resilient
    recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
  2. curmudgeon
    an irascible, cantankerous person full of stubborn ideas
  3. cortege
    the group following and attending to some important person
  4. hapless
    unfortunate and deserving pity
  5. olfactory
    of or relating to the sense of smell
  6. trajectory
    the path followed by an object moving through space
  7. satiate
    fill to satisfaction
  8. blatant
    without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
  9. gamut
    a complete extent or range
  10. subservient
    compliant and obedient to authority
  11. infer
    conclude by reasoning
  12. fallible
    wanting in moral strength, courage, or will
  13. pessimism
    a general disposition to expect the worst in all things
  14. iota
    a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
  15. acclimate
    get used to a certain environment
  16. faux pas
    a socially awkward or tactless act
  17. feign
    make believe with the intent to deceive
  18. medley
    a musical composition consisting of a series of songs
  19. destitute
    poor enough to need help from others
  20. compunction
    a feeling of deep regret, usually for some misdeed
  21. pervade
    spread or diffuse through
  22. undulate
    move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
  23. ornate
    marked by complexity and richness of detail
  24. gaudy
    tastelessly showy
  25. disseminate
    cause to become widely known
  26. indefatigable
    showing sustained enthusiasm with unflagging vitality
  27. precedence
    status established in order of importance or urgency
  28. verbatim
    using exactly the same words
  29. exasperate
    make furious
  30. lucrative
    producing a sizeable profit
  31. distaff
    a stick on which wool or flax is wound before spinning
  32. intrinsic
    belonging to a thing by its very nature
  33. prototype
    a standard or typical example
  34. vertigo
    a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
  35. ludicrous
    inviting ridicule
  36. malcontent
    dissatisfied as toward authority
  37. impecunious
    not having enough money to pay for necessities
  38. obliterate
    remove completely from recognition or memory
  39. tenacious
    stubbornly unyielding
  40. erode
    remove soil or rock
Created on August 22, 2013 (updated August 26, 2013)

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