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Glossary of English Vocab

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Vernacular
Everyday speech
Recede
Move back, retreat
Remittance
payment sent to a party in another place

Disparage
Express a negative opinion of
Ostensible
of motives of facts that are apparent but not necessarily real or true
Sophistry
elaborate, eloquent but logically invalid arguments intended to deceive
Proscribe
command againts
Ersatz
artificial and inferior
Encapsulate
contain the essential truth in
Guise
deceptive outward appearence
Pragmatic
Practical
Aphorism
Expression of general truth in a short witty saying
Semblance
Appearance of things that is deceptive
Spurious
Not genuine
Nefarious
Wicked
Impetus
force that keeps something moving
Vitriol
Sharp, spiteful speech; highly corrosive acid
Viable
able to be continue living or being used
Posterity
future generations of people
Transliterate
rewrite a text using the same language but a different writing system

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