Hawkins vocab energizers ch. 2

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Pronunciation: Spartan

SPAR tun

Pronunciation: Gadfly

GAD fly

Pronunciation: Homage

HOM ij

Pronunciation: Spurn

SPURN

Pronunciation: pedigree

PED uh gree

Pronunciation: Pittance

PIT uns

Pronunciation: Preposterous

prih POS tur us

Pronunciation: macabre

muh KAH bruh

Ponunciation: Farce

FARS

Ponunciation: Bombast

BOM bast

Syn: Gadfly

Goad, Critic

Syn: Farce

burlesque, mockery

Syn: Pittance

modicum, trifle

Syn: Spartan

Austere, severe

Syn: Macabre

ghastly, gruesome

Syn: Pedigree

Geneology, ancestory

Syn: Spurn

repudiate, reject

Syn: homage

reverence, respect

Syn:bombast

grandiloquence, wordiness

Syn: preposterous

ludicrous, ridiculious

Spartan

Severe, rigorous, disciplined

gadfly

person who continually annoys others

homage

action showing respect and honor

Spurn

scornfully refuse or reject

pedigree

ancestory, or record of ancestory, line of descent

pittance

small amount or portion, especially of money

preposterous

ridiculous, obviously absurd, contrary to reason

macabre

gruesome, horrible, causing fear, suggesting the horror of death

Farce

Ridiculous, Light comedy; slapstick comedy; absurd thing; mockery

Bombast

speech or writing that sounds grand or important but has little meaning

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