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  1. Apathy n. – lack of feeling; lack of concern or interest Adjective - apathetic

  2. Assent v. – to agree to something n. – agreement

  3. Empathy n. – an identification with and understanding of other people’s feelings and situations Adjective – empathetic or empathic Verb - empathize

  4. Pathetic adj. – arousing compassion or pity *Etymology : path “suffering”

  5. Pathology Noun - pathologist n. – (a) the scientific study of disease (b) Signs of disease (c) An abnormal, usually negative, state

  6. Presentiment n. – a sense that something is about to occur

  7. Sensational adj. – (a) causing strong feelings of curiosity or interest by giving exaggerated or shocking details (b) wonderful; outstanding Noun - sensationalism

  8. Sensibility n. – (a) acute intellectual or emotional perception or feeling (b) Awareness and responsiveness toward something; sensitivity (c) The ability to feel or perceive Adjective - insensible *Etymology : sent “feeling”

  9. Sententious adj. – (a) energetic an concise in expression; saying meaningful things precisely (b) Prone to pompous moralizing or giving advice in a self-righteous way Noun- sententiousness

  10. Sentient adj. – capable of perceiving and feeling; conscious Noun - sentient

  11. Ensue v. – (a) to occur as a consequence or result of something else (b) To take place subsequently; to follow Adjective - ensuing *Etymology : sequi “to follow”

  12. Ephemeral adj. – lasting for a very brief time; fleeting; transitory

  13. Harbinger n. – a person or thing that signals or foreshadows what is to come v. – to signal the approach of; to warn

  14. Imminent adj. – about to occur; impending Noun - imminence

  15. Interim n. – a period of time between two events

  16. Interminable adj. Being or seeming to be without end; endless; tiresomely long *Etymology : in “not”

  17. Perennial adj. – enduring; recurring or long-lasting n. – a plant that grows again each year

  18. Precipitate v. – (a) to cause to happen, especially suddenly or prematurely (b) To throw forcefully downward adj. – sudden; unexpected Noun - precipitation

  19. Provisional adj. – serving only for the time being; temporary

  20. Retrospective adj. – looking back on, contemplating, or directed to the past n. – an exhibit or a performance of works produced by an artist over a considerable time period Noun – retrospect Verb – retrospect (see sentences in workbook for clarification) *Etymology : retro “backward”