vocab 3-4

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beguile

-to charm; to delight
-to decieve skillfully

benevolent

-wishing to do good; kindly; characterized by helpful intentions
-concerned with, or for the benefit of charity

decorum

appropriateness of behavior, propriety

demeanor

the way one behaves or presents oneself; one's manner

feral

-wild and untamed; savage
-having returned to an untamed state from domestication

ignoble

-mean, unethical, or dishonorable; not noble in character
-not of the nobility; common

mores

accepted standards and customs of a social group

provincial

-relating to areas that are far from large cities or capitals
-not sophisticated, fashionable, or informed; culturally limited
-limited or narrow in perspective

unseemly

unfitting and inappropriate; grossly improper

wily

cunning full of trickery or intentions to deceive

aggrandize

-to make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputations
-to exaggerate, or make something seem greater than it is

exorbitance

extreme, unreasonable expense or price; being beyond reasonable or proper limits

grandiose

-trying to seem important; characterized by pretended grandeur
-grand; magnificent in size, beauty or scope; impressive

gratuitous

unnecessary; unjustified

intemperate

excessive; lacking moderation

multifarious

having great variety, diversity

opulence

-wealth; affluence
-great abundance, often to excess; lavishness

profligate

recklessly wasteful; wildly extravagant

satiate

to fully satisfy an appetite or a desire

surfeit

-an excessive amount
-to feed or supply to excess or disgust; to overindulge

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