Dr Gunter AP Unit 2 and 3

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ancillary

helping; providing assistance; subordinate

sedentary

characterized by or requiring much sitting; accustomed to little exercise

pecuniary

consisting of or relating to money

cursory

rapid and superficial; performed with haste and scant attention to detail

predatory

victimizing or destroying for one's own gain; pillaging

symmetry

exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line

tawdry

gaudy and cheap in appearance or nature

ostensible

appearing as such; offered as geniuine or real

pliable

receptive to change; easily persuaded or controlled; easily bent or twisted

skullduggery

trickery; underhandedness

palpable

capable of being touched or felt

accountable

expected to answer for one's actions; responsible; liable, answerable

ambulatory

of or for walking; capable of walking

idolatry

blind or excessive devotion to something

circumspect

cautious; heedful of situations and potiential consequences

abstract

difficult to understand; impersonal; theoretical

adroit

skillful; deft

bauble

a small, inexpensive trinket

defunct

dead or inactive; having ceased to exist

succinct

brief and to the point; concise and terse

conundrum

a dilemma; any problem or puzzle

covert

secret; hidden; concealed

lampoon

a light, good-humored satire

boon

a timely benefit; a blessing

malice

a desire or intention to harm others or see them suffer

malodor

a bad odor

maladroit

clumsy; inept

malaise

a vague feeling of bodily discomfort, as at the beginning of an illness

parley

a conference, especially between enemies

fray

fight; scuffle; brawl

paragon

a model or pattern of excellence

paradigm

a pattern that serves as a model or example

patriarch

the leader of a family or tribe

diatribe

a bitter verbal attack

offal

waste parts especially of a butchered animal; rubbish

strife

bitter conflict; quarrel; fight

appease

to soothe; to pacify or relieve by giving into

bootleg

to smuggle; to make, sell, or transport for sale illegally

poltroon

a coward

brazen

bold, shameless, impudent; also like brass

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