Vocabulary for Achievement 3rd course leson 13-14

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appraisal

evaluation or estimate of worth

base

low or inferior in position

candid

frank; honest; expressing one's honest oppinion

criterion

a standard of judgment

dexterity

skill and grace in physical movement

legitimate

lawful; proper and acceptable

mediocre

moderate to inferior quality; ordinary

meritorious

worthy; deserving of praise

truism

a statement of self-evident truth; a saying that, while true, has been overused

validate

to establish or confirm the truth or legality of something

circumlocution

the use of unnecassarily wordy and indirect language

cogent

logical and convincing; appealing to reason

discourse

formal speech or writing

falter

to hesitate or stammer in speech

literate

able to read and write; knowledgeable; educated

prattle

to talk foolishly; to chatter

raconteur

a person who tells stories and relates incidents, with skill and wit

sophistry

clever arguments that are misleading or incorrect

utterance

something that is said

verbose

using or containing too many words; excessively wordy

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