Lesson 12

     
  1. accede
  2. - (verb) To agree to; to consent to, often after urging from another.
     
  3. affluent
  4. - (adjective) Generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy.
     
  5. arbitrary
  6. - (adjective) Determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity.
     
  7. artisan
  8. - (noun) One able to do skilled work with the hands; a craftsperson.
     
  9. dismantle
  10. - (verb) To take apart.
     
  11. immerse
  12. - 1. (verb) To cover with liquid.
    - 2. (verb) To completely engage the attention of.
     
  13. irksome
  14. - (adjective) Annoying; tedious.
     
  15. legacy
  16. - 1. (noun) Money or property left to another in a will.
    - 2. (noun) Something passed on to those who come after.
     
  17. ostentatious
  18. - (adjective) Extravagantly showy or ornate.
     
  19. panorama
  20. - 1. (noun) A complete view of a surrounding area.
    - 2. (noun) A thorough presentation of a subject.
     
  21. philanthropy
  22. - (noun) The attempt to improve the well-being of those in need by donating money or aid.
     
  23. prestige
  24. - (noun) High standing; respect earned by accomplishments.
     
  25. prolific
  26. - (adjective) Abundantly productive.
     
  27. reticent
  28. - (adjective) Inclined to keep one’s thoughts and feelings to oneself; quiet and reserved.
     
  29. tycoon
  30. - (noun) A wealthy and powerful businessperson.


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