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Glossary of English 10H- A Sep. Peace

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Reverberant
to resound in a succession of echoes, to repel
seigneurs
a man of rank, with a large estate
indignation
anger made my something unjustly
deigning
to condescend because of one's dignity
matriarchal
a woman who rules, dominates
inane
someone who lacks substance
prow
a forward part of a boat/ski
inured
to train, to make habitual, become accustomed to
insidious
treachurous, alluring
inebraiting
to intoxicate, make drunk
idiosyncratic
a characteristic pertaining to a specific group
eccentric
odd, unconventional
sinecure
a position that requires little work but has a salary
salient
protruding, prominent, jumping
galvanized
stimulate with electricity, arouse awareness
aphorisms
brief statement of principles
cacophony
jarring, discordant sound
mesmerized
spellbound, hypnotize
aesthete
high sensitivity to art
inveigled
to win over by flattery, coaxing
innately
inherent characteristic
undulation
a wavelike form
impervious
cant be affected, penetrated
languid
weak, no spirit
bellicose
warlike in temperament, manner

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