Erice Fall Vocab 4

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Adduced

v. to bring forward in argument or as evident; cite as pertinent or conclusive

Burnished

v. to polish; to make smooth and bright n. gloss; brightness; luster

Caprice

n. a sudden, unpredictable change, as of one's mind or the weather

Catechism

n. an elementary book containing a summary of the principles of the Christian religion in the form of questions & answers

Concord

n. agreement between things; harmony; a treaty; compact; covenant; peace

Dauntless

adj. fearless; bold

Depravity

n. the state of being corrupt, wicked, or perverted

Despondent

adj. feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom

Diabolical

adj. devilish; fiendish; outrageously wicked

Emissary

n. a representative sent on a mission or errand; an agent sent on a secret mission, as a spy

Exigency

n. 1) urgency 2) the need intrinsic to a circumstance, condition 3) a situation that demands prompt action/remedy; emergency

Expatiate

v. to enlarge in discourse or writing; be copious in description or discussion

Gauntlets

n. a glove with an extended cuff for the wrist; the cuff itself

Guise

n. 1) aspect; semblance 2) assumed appearance or mere semblance 3) style of dress v. to dress; attire

Heed

v. to give careful attention to

Infernal

adj. 1) hellish; fiendish 2) extremely troublesome, annoying 3) of, inhabiting, or befitting hell

Infirmity

n. 1) a physical weakness or ailment 2) lack of strength 3) a moral weakness or failing

Sunder

v. to separate; part; divide; sever

Temporal

adj. 1) of or pertaining to time 2) worldly 3) temporary; transitory

Vehemence

n. ardor; fervor; fury

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