Lesson 18 Sat Prep

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incendiary

causing to excite or inflame

apotheosis

the finest example

contiguous

making contact or touching at some point; side by side

auspicious

signaling favorable or promising results

vociferous

marked by noise; loud

avuncular

similar to an uncle

proletariat

working class or lower class

tenacious

strongly held; not easy to separate

specious

deceptive or misleading

refractory

unmanageable or difficult to control

inimitable

cannot be imitated

malfeasance

poor conduct or wrongdoing, especially on the part of a public official

platonic

marked by the absence of romance or physical attraction

pontificate

speak in a pretentiously dignified or dogmatic way

prurient

given to lustful or lewd thoughts

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