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Vocabulary Power Plus: Book 2: Lessons 7 & 8

Terms

undefined, object
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intrepid
without fear; brave
effigy
a crude dummy of image representing a hated person of group
decorum
conformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper behavior
destitute
extremely poor; lacking necessities like food and shelter
cynical
doubtful or distrustful of the goodness or sincerity of human motives
abhor
to detest; to hate strongly
erudite
scholarly; learned
gamut
the whole range or extent
abate
to lessen in violence or intensity
dilemma
a choice between two unpleasant or difficult options
demagogue
a leader who appeals to citizens' emotions to obtain power
concur
to be of the same opinion; to agree with
extrovert
one who is outgoing; one who is energized rather than drained by interactions with others
demure
quiet and modest; reserved
austere
stern; severe; plain
culmination
the highest point of attainment; the end or climax
duplicity
intentional deceit in speech or conduct
dole
to distribute; to give out sparingly
droll
amusing in an odd or whimsical way
ambivalent
having opposing attitudes or feelings toward a person, thing, or idea; unable to decide

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