Lesson 12

Created by Jerry_Marr 

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15 terms

halcyon

calm; peaceful

fastidious

Hard to please; fussy

badinage

playful, teasing talk

malapropism

a word humorously misused

garner

to gather and store

kismet

destiny; fate; fortune (one's lot in life)

hegira

flight; escape

paradigm

a model; an example

debauchery

corruption; self-indulgence

milieu

environment; setting

regress

to move backward

bilious

bad tempered; cross

necromancy

magic, especially that practiced by a witch

gumption

courage and initiative; common sense

blandishment

flattery

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