summer humanities. quiz #1

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imperious

able to deal authoritatively with affairs

lames

blades

euphemism

an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive

emblazon

decorate with heraldic arms

rendition

the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

sashay

a journey taken for pleasure

genial

conducive to comfort

tedious

using or containing too many words

eschew

avoid and stay away from deliberately

bureaucratic

of or relating to or resembling a bureaucrat or bureaucracy

spigot

a plug for a bunghole in a cask

stanchion

any vertical post or rod used as a support

alchemy

a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times

muster

compulsory military service

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