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  1. 8/8/12 • Aberrant (adj.) • Deviating from normal or correct

  2. 8/20/12 • Audacious (adj.) • Extremely bold; fearless; especially said of human behavior • (n.) audacity

  3. 8/9/12 • Advocate (v. , n.) • To speak, plead, or argue for a cause, or in another’s behalf. • (n) --- one who advocates

  4. 8/10/12 • Amalgamate (v.) • To unite or mix. • An amalgamation (n)

  5. 8/13/12 • Ambiguous (adj.) • Vague, subject to more than one interpretation.

  6. 8/14/12 • Ambrosial (adj.) • Extremely pleasing to the senses, divine (as related to the gods) or delicious. • Ambrosia (n.)

  7. 8/15/12 • Anomalous (adj.) • peculiar, unique, contrary to the norm. • (n. anomaly)

  8. 8/16/12 • Antipathy (n.) • Hostility toward, objection, or aversion to

  9. 8/17/12 • Assuage (v.) • to make less severe; to appease or satisfy.

  10. 8/20/12 • Audacious (adj.) • Extremely bold; fearless; especially said of human behavior. • (n. audacity)

  11. 8/21/12 • Banal (adj.) • Commonplace or trite

  12. 8/22/12 • Bombastic (adj.) • Pompous or overblown.

  13. 8/23/12 • Breach (n.,v.) • A lapse, gap or break, as in a fortress wall. To break or break through.

  14. 8/24/12 • Castigate (v.) • To chastise or criticize severely

  15. 8/27/12 • Catalyst (n.) • An agent of change (adj. catalytic, v. catalyze)

  16. 8/28/12 • Chicanery (n.) • Deception by trickery

  17. 9/26/12 • Exacerbate (v.) • To increase the bitterness or violence of; to aggravate

  18. 9/27/12 • Exorbitant ( adj.) • Exceeding customary or normal limits, esp. in quantity or price.

  19. 10/3/12 • Fathom (n., v.) • A measure of length used in nautical settings. To penetrate the depths of something in order to understand it.

  20. 10/5/12 • Feign (v.) • To give false appearance or impression

  21. 10/10/12 • Fawn (v.) • To seek favor or attention

  22. 10/11/12 • Fervid (adj.) • Highly emotional; hot.

  23. 10/12/12 • Fledgling (n., adj.) • A baby bird; an inexperienced person; inexperienced.

  24. 10/15/12 • Floundering (adj.) • struggling

  25. 10/16/12 • Garrulous (adj.) • Verbose; talkative; rambling

  26. 10/18/12 • Guile (n.) • Skillful deceit

  27. 10/19/12 • Hapless (adj.) • unfortunate

  28. 10/22/12 • Headlong (adj., adv.) • Headfirst; impulsive; hasty. Impulsively, hastily; without forethought.

  29. 10/23/12 • Homogenous (adj.) • Similar in nature or kind; uniform