Nicar Pre-AP Semester 2 Vocab Odds

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Ablution

purifying with water; baptism

Adage

saying that is accepted by many as true or partially true; proverb

Ague

a fit of shivering, fever

Bucolic

relating to shepherds; pastoral

Cajole

to persuade by flattery or pleasing talk to do what one wants; wheedle; coax

Capacious

capable of holding much; roomy

Cavort

to prance

Consternation

a feeling of anxiety, dismay, dread, or confusion

Dichotomy

division into two parts, kinds, pairs

Ebullient

overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement

Enigma

a person, thing, or situation that is mysterious, puzzling, or ambiguous

Explicate

explain

Fracas

a noisy quarrel; brawl

Impecunious

without money; penniless

Kismet

fate; destiny

Macerate

soften, separate, break up

Meritorious

praiseworthy

Mores

morally binding customs of a certain group

Peripatetic

itinerant, traveler

Polemic

controversial argument

Quotidian

ordinary, common, daily

Rapacious

greedy, predatory, pillaging for greed

Resurgent

rising or tending to rise again

Salient

prominent, conspicuous, or striking

Sectarian

member of a sect; of or pertaining to factions

Sycophant

a person who uses flattery to win favour from individuals wielding influence

Unkempt

crude, uncombed, ungroomed

Veracity

truthfulness

Wizened

withered; shriveled

Waft

to carry or be carried gently on or as if on the air or water

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