vocab 21

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28 terms

august

marked by grandeur and awe

august

syn: regal; magnificent

august

ant: pedestrian; common

ancillary

subsidiary; providing assistance

semblance

an outward likeness in form or appearance

semblance

syn: similarity; copy

autodidact

a self-taught person

autodidact

syn: self-made

asinine

exhibiting poor judgment or intelligence

asinine

syn: foolish; boorish

asinine

ant: sagacious

albeit

although; even though

conduit

a means by which something is transmitted

conduit

syn: channel

philatelist

one who collects stamps

indefatigable

tireless; incapable of being fatigued

indefatigable

ant: exhausted

martyr

one who suffers or sacrifices for a cause

indiscretion

a minor misdeed

indiscretion

syn: peccadillo; transgression

osmosis

a gradual, often unconscious, process of absorption

picayune

of very little value; trivial

picayune

syn: worthless; cheap

picayune

ant: valuable

dossier

a file of detailed information on a person or subject

dossier

syn: record

behest

a command or urgent request

behest

syn: demand

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