Varnes Vocab 121-141

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Opprobrium

harsh criticism or censure; public disgrace arising from someon'e shameful conduct

Onomatopoetic

relating to words formed by sounds associated to their names ex. meow

Onerous

involving an amount of effort and difficulty that is oppressively burdensome

Omniscient

having complete or unlimited knowledge, awareness, or understanding; perceiving all things.

Ombudsman

A man who investigates complaints and mediates fair settlements, especially between aggrieved parties such as consumers or students and an institution or organization.

Olympian

majestic, lofty, superior

Offal

carrion; inedible refuse

Odious

extremely unpleasant; repulsive

Occlude

stop, close up, or obstruct

Obviate

to remove (a need or difficulty)

Obtuse

annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand

Obtrude

to become noticeable in an intrusive way

Obstreperous-

noisy and difficult to control

Obsequious

characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference;fawning

Obscurantism

A policy of withholding information from the public.

Obloquy

disgrace resulting from public discredit or denunciation

Oblivion

the state of being completely eradicated and forgotten

Obfuscate

to render obscure, unclear, or intelligible

Obeisance

deferential respect

Obdurate

stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action

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