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Glossary of Chapter 12 English

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absolve
to clear from blame
caricature
a representation (especially a drawing)in which th esubject's characteristic feature are deliberately exaggerated.
clangor
loud ringing
contiguous
side by side, touching
cupidity
an eager desire for something, greed
deleterious
harmful, injurious
enhance
to raise to a higher degree
enthrall
to captivate, charm, hold spellbound
extenuate
to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses.
implicit
implied or understood though unexpressed
incisive
sharp, keen
ostentatious
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display
paragon
a model of excellence or perfection
paraphrase
to restate in other words.
polotic
prudent, shrewdlt conceived and developed
procaic
dull, lacking in distinction and originality
redundant
extra, excess, more than is needed
sanctimonious
making a show of virtue or righteousness, hypocritically moralistic
scintillating
sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant
winsome
charming, attractive, pleasing

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