Janice Cumulative Vocabulary Study

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chagrin

embarrassment

smug

arrogant

revulsion

hatred

dilettante

amateur

sycophant

a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage

paragon

a model of excellence or perfection

zealot

someone passionately devoted to a cause

caricature

a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

adept

highly skilled

radiant

shining brightly

persistence

perseverance; steadfastness; determination

retaliation

revenge, punishment

heretical

contrary to church doctrine or accepted beliefs or standards (treason and sacrilege)

evident

capable of being seen or noticed

ambivalence

mixed feelings or emotions

demystify

clarify; free from mystery or obscurity

uneven

not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture

harsh

extremely unkind or cruel

exploitation

Use or utilization, especially for profit

layperson

nonprofessional; ordinary person

seditious

resistant to lawful authority; like a traitor

stealthy

acting in a secret and sneaky way

grim

harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance

discipline

a branch of knowledge

prank

a playful trick or joke

ruse

a trick

feat

a notable achievement

repetitive

marked by tedious repetition

perplexity

confusion

astonishment

the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising

reproach

a mild rebuke or criticism

raucous

unpleasantly loud and harsh

antagonist

opponent

legal

allowed by law

quantified

Measured

presumptive

having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance

venerate

to honor, to revere

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