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Glossary of 10 H Vocabulary - List 23

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aplomb
noun - calm self-assurance and poise
articulate
adj - 1 skilled at expressing one's thoughts clearly; 2 said of a speech or a piece of writing: clearly presented, well-argued and to the point.
inarticulate
adj - 1 unable to express oneself clearly or to speak distinctly. 2 badly expressed; not spoken or pronounced clearly
enormity
noun - 1 outrageousness or wickedness. 2 an outrageous or wicked act. 3 immenseness or vastness
hallucinations
noun - the apparent observation of something which is not actually present or may not even exist
insular
adj - not influenced by or responsive to contact with other people, cultures, etc; narrow-minded; prejudiced
moribund
adj - 1 dying; near the end of existence. 2 lacking strength or vitality
peccadillo
noun - a minor misdeed
rampant
adj - uncontrolled; unrestrained
sensuous
adj - appealing to the senses aesthetically
tenet
noun - a belief, opinion or doctrine
ascendancy
noun - controlling or dominating power
crux
noun - a decisive, essential or crucial point
equivocate
verb - to use ambiguous words in order to deceive or to avoid answering a question
heterogeneous
adj - composed of parts, people, things, etc that are not related to each other, or are of different kinds

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