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10 terms

Vocab #41-50

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inculcate
to impress upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition; instill
infrastructure
the basic facilities, services, and installations needed for the functioning of a community or society, such as transportation and communications systems, water and power lines, and public institutions including schools, post offices, and prisons
interpolate
to insert or introduce between other elements or parts
irony
the use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning
jejune
not interesting; dull
kinetic
of, relating to, or produced by motion
kowtow
to kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expression of deep respect, worship, or submission, as formerly done in China
laissez faire
an economic doctrine that opposes governmental regulation of or interference in commerce beyond the minimum necessary for a free-enterprising system to operate according to its own economic laws
lexicon
a dictionary
loquacious
very talkative; garrulous