Workshop G Unit 15

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amenity

(n.) that which is pleasant or agreeable

aperture

(n.) an opening, gap, hole; orifice

dissidence

(n.) a difference of opinion; discontent

epicurean

(adj.) devoted to the pursuit of pleasure; fond of good food;comfort and ease; (n.) a person with discriminating taste

improvident

(adj.) not thrifty, failing to plan ahead

iniquity

(n.) wickedness, sin; a grossly immoral act

inviolable

(adj.) sacred; of such a character that it might not be broken, injured, or profaned

mutable

(adj.) open to or capable of change; fickle

nascent

(adj.) just beginning to exist or develop; having just come into existence

obeisance

(n.) a deep bow or other body movement indicating respect or submission; homage

panegyric

(n.) formal or elaborate praise; a tribute

pillory

(n.) a device for publicly punishing offenders; a means for exposing one to public contempt or ridicule

pittance

(n.) a woefully meager allowance, wage, or portion

presage

(v.) to foreshadow and point to a future event; to predict; (n.) a warning or indication of the future

progeny

(n.) descendants, offspring, children, followers

promulgate

(v.) to explain or issue officially; to make known far and wide

rectitude

(n.) uprightness, righteousness; correctness

restive

(adj.) restless, hard to manage, balky

seraphic

(adj.) angelic, heavenly, celestial

subsist

(v.) to have existence; to remain alive, manage to make a living or maintain life; to persist or continue

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