English vocab level f unit 1

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approbation

approval or praise

assuage

to make less severe, relieve

coalition

an alliance for combined action

decadence

moral or cultural decline, excessive indulgence

elicit

evoke or draw out from someone

expostulate

expressing strong dissaproval or disagreement

hackneyed

lacking significance, overused

hiatus

a pause or gap in sequence

innuendo

an allusive hint, typically suggestive

intercede

intervene on behalf of another, to make peace

jaded

tired, bored, lacking enthusiasm

lurid

shocking horrible

meritorious

deserving reward or praise

petulant

bad tempered, showing irritation over small annoyances

prerogative

a right or privlege to an individual

provincial

to be small minded (b/c not exposed to the world)

simulate

to imitate

transcend

to go beyond the range of limits

umbrage

to take offence

unctuous

excessively flattering, oily and greasy

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