English Lit Vocab 10

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20 terms

accrue

v, To grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result

annotation

n, a critical or explanatory note or comment

bedlam

n, A state or scene of uproar and confusion

covert

adj, hidden; undercover; secret

debonair

adj, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance

dun

v, to demand insistently

efficacious

adj, Effective, producing results

equanimity

n, steadiness of mind under stress

fortuitous

adj, occurring by happy chance, accidental

gist

n, the central meaning or theme of something

gratuitous

adj, given freely; unearned; unwarranted

imperious

adj, overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling

invective

n, abusive or venomous language used to express blame

motley

adj, made up of dissimilar parts; being of many colors

munificent

adj, very generous

procrastinate

v, to delay, put off until later

provocative

adj, serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate

recondite

adj, difficult to understand; profound

reprobate

n, a person who lacks morals

sedentary

adj, characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place

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