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Glossary of English 1 vocab

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pinion
to restrain by binding the arms; to hold fast
pinnacle
the highest point; a spire
plummet
to fall or plunge straight downward
pogrom
an organized persecution or massacre
polygot
using several languages
posh
elegant, fashionable
potable
fit to drnk
precarious
dangerous, risky, dependence on chance
progeny
offspring; descendants
projectile
a missile; something thrown
promontory
a high point of land or rock projecting into water
prostrate
lying flat, face down
pugilist
fighter, boxer
note: (technically hands/fists)
pulchritude
physical beauty
Note: usually applies to people
queue
a waiting line, especially of persons or vehicles
ravenous
hungry; very eagers
recalcitrant
stubbornly resistant to authority or restraint
remorse
regret for having done wrong
remuneration
reward, payment
rendezuos
an appointment; a meeting place
replicate
a duplicate; to repeat
reverberate
to echo; to resound
reverie
daydream; being lost in though
roster
a list of names
ruminate
to ponder; to think over
salutary
promoting health; beneficial
sangfroid
poise and calmness, especially under strain
satiated
fully fed, fully satisfied
saturnine
gloomy, surly
scintillate
to sparkle, to flash
sediment
matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid
seraph
an angel
sibilant
producing a hissing noise
silhouette
a dark outline against a light background
sinewy
strong and firm (muscles, positive); tough (animal meat, negative)
somnabulist
sleepwalker
soporific
causing sleep
spectrum
a wide range or sequence
symposium
a meeting to discuss a particular topic (only)
taciturn
disinclined to talk; silent

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