Lesson 17 Tarpey

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abstemious

sparing, temperate

admonish

to caution, advise, or counsel against something

amity

friendship

bastion

a fortification, a stronghold

callous

hardened, insensitive, indifferent, unsympathetic

clemency

leniency

debunk

to expose the falseness or hypocrisy of something

diffuse

to spread in all directions

dupe

to trick, fool, deceive, cheat, or bilk

exorcise

to expel an evil spirit, to get rid of something troublesome

finesse

delicate skill

humility

the quality or state of being humble in spirit

imperious

extremely overbearing

larceny

the act of stealing another's property

mirth

gladness and merriment usually accompanies by laughter

mollify

to soothe or to appease, to assuage

neologism

a newly coined word or phrase; new use of a word

orthodox

conforming to established standards, conventional

plight

difficult or adverse situation

repertoire

a list of works of music or readings that are ready for performance

rupture

to break apart, to burst

solicitous

worried, concerned

stolid

showing little emotion

tempestuous

turbulent, stormy

untenable

not able to be defended

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