Level F Unit 15

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Vocab Review for Sadlier Oxford level F Unit 15

adamant

firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, implacable, inflexible

brouhaha

a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubub

bulwark

strong defense or protection

choleric

easily made angry, bad tempered

cloy

to spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgence, to glut

curtail

to cut short, halt

deference

courteous yielding to the wishes and ideas of another person, respect to superior

definitive

conclusive, final

demeanor

the way a person behaves, conduct

enigmatic

puzzling, perplexing, not easliy understood

impromptu

without preparation, offhand, spontaneous

mawkish

excessively and objectionably sentimental

mollify

to soften, make gentle, pacify, to calm

onus

something that is heavy or burdensome, stigma/blame

presentiment

a vague sense of approaching misfortune

profligate

given over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral, prodigal

remit

to send or hand in, to cancel, forgive, pay, absolve

requisite

needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable

sartorial

of or pertaining to a tailor or his work, having to do with clothes or dress(mainly men's)

thwart

to oppose successfully, to prevent, frustrate, foil, baffle

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