Vocabulary CH. 3 and 4

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chimerical

given to wildly impossible plans, unrealistic, fantastic, impractical

asinine

stupid or silly

bellwether

leader

limbo

place or state of neglect; period awaiting change; in between state

plagiarize

use ideas or writings of another and present them as one's own

titanic

enormous in size or strength

irony

expression that means the opposite of what is stated; event or result the opposite of what is expected

effete

worn out, unproductive, barren

hyperbole

obviously extravagant statement or assertion

diabolic

wicked, cruel, devilish

dunce

stupid person

charlatan

deceiver who falsely claims to have knowledge or skill, impostor

sycophant

sickeningly humble self seeking flatterer

anachronism

something out of it's proper time period, error of putting something in the wrong historical time

draconian

severe, harsh, cruel

plummet

fall rapidly straight down

fatal

causing or capable of causing death and destruction

nefarious

extremely wicked

vindicate

clear from blame, charges, criticism, justify

vindictive

revengeful

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