Lesson Sixteen Vocabulary

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trenchant

effectively keen and forceful in thought or expression

bourgeois

relating to the middle class

nascent

emerging, coming into existence

indefeasible

not capable of being undone or voided

paladin

a heroic champion or leader

sine qua non

something essential, a prerequisite

arcane

known or understood by only a few, mysterious

tangential

merely touching or slightly connected, digressing from the main point

mercurial

quickly changing, volatile

exculpate

to clear of guilt, to declare innocent

salubrious

healthful

vicissitude

a sudden change or shift in ones life or circumstances

squelch

to suppress, squash

tyro

a beginner, voice

matriculate

to admit or be admitted to a group

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