More Vocab Words::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
::: denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
::: congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
::: affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
::: trident - three-pronged spear
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit