Amstud vocab #2

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imbue

spread or diffuse through

contumacious

stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)

sanctify

To make holy or sacred

expatiate

to expand on, write or talk at length or in detail; to move about freely

tempestuous

turbulent, stormy

tumult

noisy commotion, violent agitation

festoon

flower chains suspended in loops between points

grisly

frightful, horrible, ghastly

effervescence

inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation

aegis

protection; patronage; sponsorship

bibulous

fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent; inebrious; alcoholic

deracinate

to root out, uproof, or dislocate; extirpate; eradicate; expunge

indigenous

native; inborn; inherent; endemic; domestic; homegrown

lexicon

wordbook; glossary

microcosm

a miniature world or universe; epitome; world in little

obfuscate

to darken or obscure; to confuse or bewilder

polarize

split; divide; alienate; estrange

sanguine

of a naturally cheerful, confident, optimistic outlook; flushed; rosy; ruddy

vassal

a subordinate or dependent; a servant; subservient; servile

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