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Vocabulary List 4
eloquent Having or exercising the power of fluent and appropriate speech or dress. The President spoke in an eloquent manner when addressing the nation.
inevitable Unable to be avoided She knew getting grounded was inevitable when she failed her test.
guru A person who advises/mentors other people. The baseball guru taught me all I know about the sport
demure Characterized by shyness Lady Gaga is not known for her demure personality.
smolder To burn without flames. As the fire went out, we watched the embers smolder.
stodgy Heavy, dull, and uninteresting The professors stodgy lecture made me fall asleep in class.
indelible Making marks that cant be erased. My math lesson left an indelible mark on my brain.
deterrent Something that keeps something else from happening. She didnt let the rain become a deterrent from watching the parade.
imply To suggest without actually saying it. He had to imply as to the whereabouts of the treasure so the bad guys didnt kill him.
apprehensive Uneasy or fearful about something that might happen. He was very apprehensive about his upcoming audition.
rendezvous An agreement to meet at a certain place. We decided on the baseball field as our rendezvous spot after school.
plethora An overabundance or excess amount. Bill Gates has a plethora of money.