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Siddhartha Vocab Part 1. Avaricious  Adjective  Greedy  My avaricious puppy Maya always tries to steal Macy’s food.

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1 Siddhartha Vocab Part 1

2 Avaricious  Adjective  Greedy  My avaricious puppy Maya always tries to steal Macy’s food.

3 Discontent  Adjective  Unhappy with one’s circumstances  Maya was discontent when I put her in her kennel without a toy.

4 Insatiable  Adjective  Impossible to satisfy  Maya has an insatiable hunger for peanut butter.

5 Onerous  Adjective  Especially burdensome  I dread the onerous task of clipping Maya’s nails.

6 Palliative  Adjective  Relieving pain without dealing with the real cause (band-aid for something that needs stitches)  We took palliative measures to stop Maya from digging, like saying “no,” but knew we needed to find a real solution.

7 Respite  Noun  A short break from something unpleasant  When Maya falls asleep, I get a respite from her craziness.

8 Demeanor  Noun  Outward behavior or attitude  When Maya can tell my husband has an irritable demeanor, she usually avoids him.

9 Imperturbable  Adjective  Unable to be upset or excited  When she has a bone, Maya is imperturbable.

10 Mutilate  Verb  Inflict injury on  When she gets a new toy, Maya promptly mutilates it.

11 Asceticism  Noun  Severe self-discipline, avoidance of indulgence  Maya loves food so much that she will never master asceticism.


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