a veiw from saturday vocab

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benevolently

organized for the purpose of doing good

domicile

a dwelling place : place of residence

calligraphy

beautiful handwriting

version

something a little different from others of the same type

destination

the place designated as the end

onyx

nail of the fingers or toes

podium

a raised platform

ironic

humorously sarcastic or mocking

properly

in the right manner

invitation

a request to participate in something

tuxedo

semiformal evening dress for men

orchid

a plant with colorful flowers that grows in warm, damp places

coiffed

carefully styled, immaculate hairdo

incandescently

with a glow or shine

hover

hang in the air

gourmet

an expert of fine food and drink

tranquilize

cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

subtle

faint and difficult to analyze

recipient

a person who gets something

sarcasm

harsh, cutting language or tone intended to ridicule

pathetic

inspiring scornful pity

philosophical

Calm and wise; reasonable

ambulance

a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals

spontaneous

happening or arising without apparent external cause

suppress

to put down by force or authority

admonish

to warn or caution

acronym

word formed from initials

contenders

opponents

dignity

the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect

consume

eat

triumphant

Joyful over a victory or success

Respectively

in the order given

ruckus

the act of making a noisy disturbance

trajectory

the path followed by an object moving through space

rendered

Made

stealth

avoiding detection by moving carefully

contender

the contestant you hope to defeat

arrogance

overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

caryatids

a female figure that functions as a supporting column

translucence

the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely

diversity

variety

phalanx

any closely ranked crowd of people

realm

the domain ruled by a king or queen

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