Mills Vocab List #5

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autonomous

acting independently

avow

to claim; to declare boldly; to admit

foment

to stir up; to instigate

hegemony

leadership, especially of one nation over another

mellifluous

sweetly flowing

mendacious

lying; dishonest

obfuscate

to darken; to confuse; to make confusing

promulgate

to proclaim; to publicly or formally declare something

proscribe

to outlaw; to prohibit

quixotic

romantic or idealistic to a foolish or impractical degree

soporific

sleep inducing; extremely boring; very sleepy

subjugate

to subdue and dominate; to enslave

terse

using no unnecessary words; succinct

vitiate

to make impure; to pollute

vitriolic

caustic; full of bitterness

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