Vocabulary_for_Unit_Two_Quiz

Vocabulary_for_Unit_Two_Quiz - legal prosecution: The...

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Vocabulary for Unit Two Quiz - Bartlett 1. Tentative a. of the nature of or made or done as a trial, experiment, or attempt; experimental: a tentative report on her findings. b. unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive; hesitant: a tentative smile on his face. 2. Elusive a. eluding clear perception or complete mental grasp; hard to express or define : an elusive concept. b. cleverly or skillfully evasive: a fish too elusive to catch. 3. Timidity a. Cowardice; shyness 4. Burnish a. to make smooth and bright; to polish 5. listless a. having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless; indifferent: a listless mood; a listless handshake. - Sullivan 1. Abscond a. to depart in a sudden and secret manner, esp. to avoid capture and
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Unformatted text preview: legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money; W a , a 2. permeate a. to pass into or through every part of 3. sully a. to mar the purity or luster of; defile: to sully a reputation b. to soil, stain, or tarnish 4. probity a. integrity and uprightness; honesty a 5. castigate a. to rebuke or criticize in a severe manner; chastise-Sandel & Walzer 1. Desiccate a. to dry thoroughly; dry up b. a a a , a 2. Frugality 3. Archaic 4. Laconic a. using few words; expressing much in few words; concise: a laconic reply 5. pithy a. brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible: a pithy observation b....
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course CAS WR 98 taught by Professor Finlayson during the Fall '10 term at BU.

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