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Vocab Lessons 9 and 10

Terms

undefined, object
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tacit
indicated but not expressed; implied silently
orotund
full and rich in sound (in speech)
perambulate
to walk about; to stroll
circumlocution
unnecessarily wordy or evasive language
indecorous
lacking good taste; improper
provocative
tending to excite or stimulate
timorous
timid
con
together
port
carry
benign
beneficial; favorable
or
one who does
spir
to breathe
in/im
in or into
untenable
impossible to defend or justify
culpable
deserving blame or condemnation; guilty
luminous
emitting light
vect
carry
ex
out
circuitous
indirect; roundabout
neur
nerve
majordomo
a chief butler or assistant
depredate
to plunder and pillage
blithe
carefree and lighthearted
toady
a person who flatters for personal gain
veneer
a thin, attractive layer that conceals something common or coarse
penultimate
next to last
frenetic
wildly exciting
recrimination
a counteraccusation
pervasive
permeating; spreading throughout
probity
integrity; respectability
polemical
relating to controversy or argument
hal
to breathe
bumpkin
an unsophisticated, awkward person
com
together or with
largesse
generosity
osis
sickness, condition, or process
soporific
tending to induce sleep
a
towards
perquisite
a tip or payment in addition to regular wages
hortatory
encouraging; inciting
indolent
lazy
pel/puls
push
corroborate
to strengthen by adding evidence

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