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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