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Unformatted text preview: despair DILETTANTE (DIL uh tahnt) n, someone with superficial knowledge of the arts; an amateur; a dabbler DOCILE (DAHS ul) adj, easily taught; obedient; easy to handle EBULLIENT (ih BUL yunt) adj, boiling; bubbling with excitement; exuberant ECCENTRIC (ek SEN trik) adj, not conventional; a little kooky; irregular EGREGIOUS (ih GREE jus) adj, extremely bad; flagrant EMINENT (EM uh nunt) adj, well-known and respected; standing out from all others in quality or accomplishment ENCROACH (en KROHCH) v, to make gradual or stealthy inroads into; to trespass ETHEREAL (ih THIR ee ul) adj, heavenly; as light and insubstantial as a gas or ether EXACERBATE (ig ZAS ur bayt) v, to make worse...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ENGLISH 111 taught by Professor Stein during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.
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