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Raisin Vocab #4

1.     agitation: emotional disturbance

2.     amiably: good naturedly

3.     catastrophe: tragedy; large-scale disaster

4.     deceptive: deceitful; dishonest

5.     deplore: despise; have utter disgust for

6.     desperation: condition of being driven to take almost any risk as a last resort

7.     enunciating: stating clearly and distinctly

8.     exuberant: high level of joy

9.     facetiousness: joking or jesting; often inappropriate

10.   gall: nerve; insolence

11.   labored: worked at a task

12.   ludicrous: amusing or laughable through obvious absurdity

13.   presumably: probably; reasonably supposed

14.   revelation: disclosure or realization that reveals previously hidden information

15.   undaunted: not discouraged

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