American Lit List 1 vocab #1-20

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abhor

to feel extreme aversion for; loathe; to reject

bigot

a person intolerantly devoted to his/her own group, beliefs, or opinions

counterfeit

to imitate or copy; sham; forgery

enfranchise

to be able to vote

hamper

to interfere with

kindle

to set fire to; to stir up

noxious

harmful or injurious especially to ones heath or morals

placid

tranquil; calm; peaceful

remuneration

to pay; reward for work

talisman

an object (such as a stone or ring) engraved with figures or characters supposed to possess occult powers and worn as a charm

abrasive

any material used for polishing (ex: sandpaper)

bilk

to cheat; evade

covert

concealed; secret; disguised

engender

to produce; cause; or give rise to

hangar

a shed or shelter (usually used for airplanes)

knotty

involved; intricate; difficult

nuance

a slight difference in something

plagiarism

an unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another person and taking those words as one's own

renown

widespread and high repute; fame

tangent

to go off topic

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