Unit 3 Level H & Suplemental

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Ancillary

(adj.) subordinate or supplementary

Bowdlerize

(v.) to remove material considered offensive

Condescend

(v.) to deal with people in a patronizing manner

Cozen

(v.) to trick

Enclave

(n.) an enclosed region inhabited by a particular group of people

Forte

(n.) what a person does best

Gratis

(adj./adv.) free; without charge

Icon

(n.) an object of blind devotion; a symbol

Interstice

(n.) a small space between things

Macrocosm

(n.) the universe considered as a whole

Mountebank

(n.) a trickster or swindler

Paean

(n.) a song of praise, joy, or triumph

Persiflage

(n.) lighthearted joking, talk, or writing

Plethora

(n.) overfullness

Pragmatic

(adj.) concerned with practical considerations or values

Quizzical

(adj.) puzzled; odd

Rapacity

(n.) inordinate greed

Schism

(n.) a formal split within a religious organization

Therapeutic

(adj.) having power to heal or cure

Virtuoso

(n.) a brilliant performer

Castigation

(n.) severe criticism

Rubicund

(m.) inclined to redness

Quintessence

(n.) the pure essence of anything

Predilection

(n.) preference; partiality

Aggrandize

(v.) enlarge

Circumlocution

(n.) indirect or evasive expression

Parabolic

(m.) Teaching religious or moral truth by parable

Ethereal

(m.) light; airy; heavenly

Acrimony

(m.) bitterness

Contradistinguish

(v.) to show the difference between one thing and another by indicating their contrasting qualities

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