Part 1.

necessitous
poor enough to need help from others
aberrant
markedly different from an accepted norm
abortive
failing to accomplish an intended result
ad hoc
for or concerned with one specific purpose
aforementioned
being the one previously spoken of
antonym
a word that expresses an opposite meaning

 

Part 2.

arrogate
seize and take control without authority
asterisk
a star-shaped character used in printing
bait
something used to lure fish or other animals
batten
a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
bedaze
overcome as with astonishment or disbelief
bodacious
unrestrained by convention or propriety

 

Part 3.

brassy
resembling the sound of a brass instrument
breadth
the extent of something from side to side
cagey
characterized by great caution and wariness
caldron
a very large pot that is used for boiling
canvass
get opinions by asking specific questions
carouse
engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking

 

Part 4.

casualty
someone injured or killed in an accident
censorious
harshly critical or expressing censure
cherubic
having a sweet nature befitting an angel
chromatic
being or having or characterized by hue
chronically
in a habitual and longstanding manner
circumlocutory
roundabout and unnecessarily wordy

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2020-04-17