Lesson 1 Challenge words

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impertuable

Not easily disturbed or excited: unshakably calm and collected

perambulate

v. To walk about.

perigee

nearest point to the earth in the orbit of a satellite

perpetuity

eternity

perspicacious

acutely insightful and wise

pertinacious

holding firmly, even stubbornly, to a belief

perturb

disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

pervade

spread or diffuse through

reprecussion

an effect or result

collate

to assemble in proper sequence

oblate

flattened at the poles

prelate

church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)

proffer

present for acceptance or rejection

superlative

the highest level or degree attainable

vociferous

loud and noisy; compelling attention

detente

the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)

entente

a friendly understanding between political powers

portend

to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning of

tendentious

having or showing a definite tendency, bias, or purpose

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