Vocabulary week # 16

10 terms by cahee

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compendium

a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work

ostentatious

marked by a conspicuous, showy, or pretentious display

nepotism

favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

transcendent

exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

misogamy

hatred of marriage

poignant

deeply moving; strongly affecting the emotions

arbitrary

determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity

impalpable

incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch

contemporaneous

existing during the same time

proletariat

working class or lower class; blue collar

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