PSAT Vocab - List 3

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  1. ingenuous
    lacking in sophistication or worldliness
  2. innate
    present at birth but not necessarily hereditary
  3. corroborate
    give evidence for
  4. reticent
    reluctant to draw attention to yourself
  5. espouse
    choose and follow a theory, idea, policy, etc.
  6. fastidious
    giving careful attention to detail
  7. docile
    easily handled or managed
  8. stratagem
    an elaborate or deceitful scheme to deceive or evade
  9. derivative
    a compound obtained from another compound
  10. derision
    the act of treating with contempt
  11. diffident
    showing modest reserve
  12. petulant
    easily irritated or annoyed
  13. curtail
    terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end
  14. disparage
    express a negative opinion of
  15. decorous
    characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste
Created on September 2, 2019 (updated September 2, 2019)

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