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Vocab Number 2. “My IQ has risen by 4 points this year!” -Thomas Rich. Lassitude. Noun “A feeling of lassitude overcame us, so we hiked instead of hiked.” Weariness of body or mind Synonym: Listless, languor. Intrepid. Adjective

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Vocab number 2

Vocab Number 2

“My IQ has risen by 4 points this year!”

-Thomas Rich


Lassitude
Lassitude

  • Noun

  • “A feeling of lassitude overcame us, so we hiked instead of hiked.”

  • Weariness of body or mind

  • Synonym: Listless, languor


Intrepid
Intrepid

  • Adjective

  • An intrepid explorer, Eric is a mountain-climbing guide.

  • Resolutely fearless

  • Synonym: courageous


Cerebral
Cerebral

  • Adjective

  • Steven’s second novel was more cerebral than the first, but was still entertaining.

  • Pertaining to the brain or intellect

  • Synonym: intellectual


Cynical
Cynical

  • Adjective

  • Janet is cynical about internet dating after her last disastrous relationship.

  • Distrusting the motives of others.

  • Synonym: Jaded


Depict
Depict

  • Verb

  • Movies often depict superheroes as victims of weird scientific accidents.

  • To represent or characterize

  • Synonym: portray


Overt
Overt

  • Adjective

  • In an overt attempt to cheat, Sarah wrote the answers on the back of her hand.

  • Open to view, not concealed

  • Synonyms: apparent, obvious


Domestic
Domestic

  • Adjective

  • My domestic skills are lacking; I can’t iron, cook, or sew.

  • Of, or pertaining to, the home

  • Synonym: household


Mollify
Mollify

  • Verb

  • In order to mollify her, Molly’s mom baked her a pie.

  • To soften in feeling or temper

  • Synonyms: appease, pacify


Iconoclastic
Iconoclastic

  • Adjective

  • The church youth group was offended by the iconoclastic pamphlet.

  • Pertaining to image breaking, or an attack on beliefs

  • Synonym: irreligious


Empathy
Empathy

  • Noun

  • Susan and I had empathy for each other, the only two players cut from the team.

  • To feel another person’s feelings

  • Synonyms: understanding, compassion


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