American Classics Hinton Set # 5

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12 terms · Here is set #5; sorry it's late!!!!

Efface

obliterate, remove completely from recognition or memory; make inconspicuous

Plagiarize

unauthorized use or close imitation of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work

Querulous

fretful; habitually complaining

Voracious

excessively greedy and grasping; insatiably hungry; exceedingly eager or avid

Reticent

reserved; disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reluctant or restrained

Deference

courteous regard for people's feelings; a disposition or tendency to yield to others' will; respect

Euphemism

The substitution of a mild or less negative word or phrase for a harsh or blunt one

Guile

craftiness, shrewdness; insidious cunning in attaining a goal; skillful deceit

Savory

morally respectable or inoffensive; pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell; salty to the taste; not sweet

Jargon

slang; a characteristic language of a particular group; unintelligible or meaningless talk or writing; gibberish

Prodigious

colossal; so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe; of momentous or ominous significance

Surmise

infer from incomplete evidence; suspect: imagine to be the case or true or probable

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