English 10 Lesson 20

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10 terms

ornate

adj. elaborate; excessively adorned or ornamented

constituent

n. a necessary part or element; a voter represented by an elected official; adj. necessary in making up the whole

destitute

adj. poverty-stricken; penniless; being without

prelude

n. anything serving as an introduction, such as an introductory section of a piece of music; an opening

colloquial

adj. informal in language; conversational

exultant

adj. rejoicing greatly; triumphant

bedlam

n. a place or condition of chaos or turmoil

curtail

v. to shorten; to decrease

consolidate

v. to unite; to strengthen; to make solid or firmly established

emancipate

v. to set free; to release from slavery or oppression

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