AP: Language: Week #7

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arduous

adjective; difficult; strenuous, needs great effort

articulate

adjective; able to speak clearly and expressively

condiments

noun; things that add flavor or give relish to food; spices; relishes; sauces

conflagration

noun; large, destructive fire

excoriate

verb; to attack abusively; to denounce verbally

exculpate

verb; to free from blame; to prove to be innocent

ingenuous

adjective; naive; artless, lacking sophistication

iniquity

noun; gross injustice; wickedness, sin

motley

adjective; of various colors

mufti

noun; civilian dress; as opposed to a uniform

pinnacle

noun; peak or summit

plagiarism

noun; to act of appropriating and claiming as one's own the artistic or literary work of another

resilient

adjective; readily returning or springing back to an original form or condition; elastic

respite

noun; a pause, temporary suspension

sham

noun; a pretense; imitation; a deceit

shirk

verb; to avoid or neglect; to evade duty

sinecure

noun; an office or job that requires no work or responsibility but pays a salary

turgid

adjective; pompous; swollen or distended

disparity

noun; an inequality; difference

disputation

noun; a discussion, debate; controversy; argumentation

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