Song Of Solomon Vocabulary

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Vocabulary for Song of Solomon

unfetter

to free from restraint; liberate

guileless

free from cunning or deception

deferential

(adj.) showing respect for another's authority (His deferential attitude toward her made her more confident in her ability to run the company

vacuous

devoid of significance or point

audacity

aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery

buffoon

a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

gloat

gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy

impregnable

able to withstand attack, impossible to take by storm, not able to be conquered; impenetrable

blandness

the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern, smooth and gracious in manner, lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property

designation

identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others, choosing for a specific reason, appointing

foist

to force onto another, insert surreptitiously or without warrant

pompous

puffed up with vanity, (adj) overly self-important in speech or manner; excessively stately or ceremonious

fervor

feelings of great warmth and intensity, the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

garrulous

full of trivial conversation, talkative, rambling

wan

become pale and sickly, lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness

truculent

defiantly aggressive, aggressively hostile

chasten

correct by punishment or discipline, censure severely, to seek to improve through punishment; to discipline

assuage

provide physical relief, as from pain, cause to be more favorably inclined, (v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench

raucous

unpleasantly loud and harsh, boisterous, disorderly, disturbing the public peace, unruly

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