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lesson 39

Terms

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muse
to ponder
impromptu
without prior preparation
debauchery
moral corruption
rend
to tear violently, to split
diatribe
bitter denunciation or criticism, anathema
hues
colors
legerdemain
sleight of hand, deception or trickery resulting from use of the hands
rectitude
state of moral integrity
augury
an omen or prophecy
uproarious
making great noise (not necessarily negative)
kudos
awards or honors
lurid
sensational, gruesome and causing shock or horror
declivity
downward slope
beguile
to deceive, to mislead, to persuade with charm
Philistine
a narrow-minded person who opposes or is indifferent to cultural views
disencumber
to free from burdens, to extricate
fly-by-night
one who is temporary and usually unreliable
schism
a division of a group into two discordant groups
lachrymose
tearful
ebullient
overflowing with excitement, showing enthusiasm
connoisseur
a person who is able to be a judge in matters of art or taste
foliage
leaves on a plant, leafage
germinate
to sprout, to begin to grow, to evolve
air
to make a public utterance
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