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Glossary of ENGLISH WK 1

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approbation
approval,consent
assuage
sooth, appease
coalition
tempo ray alliance, esp. of political parties; fusion into one whole
decadence
moral or cultural decline; immoral behavior
elicit
draw out (facts, response, ect.)
expostulate
make protest, remonstrate
hackneyed
over used, trite
hiatus
gap in series
innuendo
allusive remark (usually depreciatory or sexually suggestive
intercede
intervene on behalf of another; plead
jaded
tired out, surfeited
lurid
bright and glaring in colour; sensational, shocking; ghastly, wan
meritorious
praiseworthy
petulant
peevishly impatient or irritable
prerogative
right or privilege exclusive to individual or class
provincial
unsophisticated or uncultured person
simulate
pretend to be, have , or feel; counterfeit; reproduce condition of (situation) for training
umbrage
offense taken
unctuous
unpleasing flattering; greasy

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