Vocab 21

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confute

to argue or point out error

meritorious

deserving of an award or honor

mezzanine

the lowest balcony in a theater; a partial story between main stories in a building

tribulation

an affliction, trouble, or difficult experience

recumbent

resting or lying down

dynasty

a succession of rulers from the same family or group

purport

to claim; to have or to give the false impression of being

forte

an area of expertise or strength

kleptomania

a continual urge to steal regardless of economic motive

renown

state of being well known and honored; fame

ineffable

to sacred or great to be described; indescribable

fortitude

strength in adversity

botch

to ruin through clumsiness; to bungle

perennial

lasting indefinitely

brinkmanship

pushing dangerous situations to the edge of disaster rather than conceding

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