Vocab Lesson 20 + 21 defs.

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Insouciant

(adj) not concerned; free from care

Static

(Adj) without force or movement; stationary

Stipulate

(v) to specify a required part of an agreement

Zeitgeist

(n) the general spirit of the time

Proliferate

(V) to grow or reproduce rapidly

Tenet

(n) a belief or princiole held to be true

Ruminate

(v) to think deeply or repeatedly

Vigilant

(adj) alert at all times; watchful

Dissident

(n) someone who disagrees

Petulant

(adj) rude in speech or behavior; peevish

Derivative

(n) not the original; coming from another source

Accolade

(n) an award or honor

Demur

(V) to disapprove of or to take exception

Limlid

(adj) transplant; clear

Invidious

(adj) tending to cause discontent, harm, or resentment; offensively unfair

August

(adj) marked by grandeur and awe

Ancillary

(adj) subsidiary; providing assitance

Semblance

(n) an outward likeness in form or appearnce

Autodidact

(n) a self taught person

Asinine

(adj) exhibitinng poor judgment or intelligence

Albeit

(conj) although; even though

Conduit

(n) a means by which something is transmitted

Philatelist

(n) one who collects stamps

Indefatigable

(adj) tireless; incapable of being fatigued

Martyr

(n) one who suffers or sacrifices for a cause

Indiscretion

(N) a minor misdeed

Osmosis

(n) a gradual, often unconscious, process of absorption

Picayune

(adj) of very little value; trivial

Dossier

(n) a file of detailed information on a personor subject

Behest

(n) a command or urgent request

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