Vocab GG

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peremptory

not allowing contradiction or refusal

hauteur

overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

harlequin

varied in color

levity

lightness of manner

tumultuous

highly agitated

subterfuges

an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, hide something, etc.

echolalia

the immediate repetition of words spoken by another person

vacuous

lacking in ideas or intelligence

prodigality

wasteful extravagance in spending.

rakish

like a rake; dissolute: rakish behavior.; jaunty; dashing

somnambulate

Sleepwalk

punctilious

showing great attention to detail or correct behavior

meretricious

Alluring by a show of flashy attractions.

defunct

No longer relevant, now useless

laudable

Deserving praise praiseworthy; commendable.

contingencies

Dependence on chance or on fulfillment of a condition.

perturb

To disturb or disquiet greatly in mind; agitate

nebulous

Hazy, vague, indistinct or confused.

wan

Of an unnatural or sickly pallor, lacking color

ingratiate

To establish (oneself) in the favor or good grace of others, especially by deliberate effort

pasquinade

A lampoon or satire, especially one in a public place

truculent

fierce; cruel; savagely brutal.

garrulous

excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters.

forlorn

desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance.

fortuitous

happening or produced by chance; accidental

prig

A person who displays or demands of others pointlessly precise conformity, especially in a self-righteous or irritating manner

unscrupulously

Not having or showing a strict regard for what one considers right; not principled

adventitious

associated with something by chance rather than as an integral part; extrinsic

amorphous

of no particular kind or character; indeterminate; having no pattern or structure; unorganized

stagnant

Not flowing or running; as water, air, etc.

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