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1984 Vocabulary – Part 1 1. Vile : dreadful, evil, unpleasant 2. Truncheons : clubs, batons 3. Venomous : poisonous, malicious 4. Dissemble : mislead, pretend, act 5. Sanguine : confident, optimistic 6. Nebulous : unclear, vague, imprecise 7. Specious : false, hollow, inaccurate 8. Inscrutable : unfathomable, mysterious, 9. Sordid : base, squalid, disgusting 10. Defiler : someone who taints or dishonors 11. Compendium : collection, compilation, anthology, set 12. Vaporized : evaporated, vanished, destroyed 13. Ramifications : consequences, results, implications 14. Despicable : appalling, dreadful, shameful, wicked 15. Inexorably : inevitably, inescapably, unavoidably

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1984 Vocabulary – Part 1

1. Vile : dreadful, evil, unpleasant

2. Truncheons : clubs, batons

3. Venomous : poisonous, malicious

4. Dissemble : mislead, pretend, act

5. Sanguine : confident, optimistic

6. Nebulous : unclear, vague, imprecise

7. Specious : false, hollow, inaccurate

8. Inscrutable : unfathomable, mysterious,

9. Sordid : base, squalid, disgusting

10. Defiler : someone who taints or dishonors

11. Compendium : collection, compilation, anthology, set

12. Vaporized : evaporated, vanished, destroyed

13. Ramifications : consequences, results, implications

14. Despicable : appalling, dreadful, shameful, wicked

15. Inexorably : inevitably, inescapably, unavoidably

16. Sanctioned : authorized, certified, endorsed