English 2

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20 terms

rancor

extreme hatred

inexorable

unrelenting

extol

to praise highly

clement

merciful

cliche

a worn-out idea or overused expression

adamant

firm in opinion

diffident

lacking in self-confidence; shy

opus

a creative work

ostensible

professed but not necessarily true

disparity

difference; inequlaity

condone

to forgive or overlook an offense

nuance

a slight or subtle degree of difference

connoisseur

an expert in matters of culture, food, or wine

enigma

a mystery

apathy

lack of interest

officious

excessively eager to help

credence

belief or trust

jaunty

self-confident

dilettante

one who merely dabbles in an art or a science; amueteur

cult

an organized group of people with an obsessive devotion to a person or set of principles

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