Biersach HE11 Vocab Unit 4

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vernacular

common language, language of the people

affix

attach

inanimate

lacking spirit

gaudy

tastelessly ornamented

reticule

small mesh bag, normally a woman's

aversion

a feeling of disgust

deterministic

fated

ingenious

very good at inventing

parable

a story with a moral

credulous

believing

rapscallion

rascal

phrenology

a study of the shape of the skull based on the belief that it is indicative of character

soliloquy

monologue expressing inner thoughts

insurrection

rebellion

pensive

thoughtful

histrionic

theatrical

trifling

not important

adamant

unshakable

dubious

doubtful

unobtrusive

not standing out

delectable

highly pleasing

impertinent

rude

undulate

wave

querulous

whining

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