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30 terms

Vocab Lesson 20 + 21 defs.

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Insouciant
(adj) not concerned; free from care
Static
(Adj) without force or movement; stationary
Stipulate
(v) to specify a required part of an agreement
Zeitgeist
(n) the general spirit of the time
Proliferate
(V) to grow or reproduce rapidly
Tenet
(n) a belief or princiole held to be true
Ruminate
(v) to think deeply or repeatedly
Vigilant
(adj) alert at all times; watchful
Dissident
(n) someone who disagrees
Petulant
(adj) rude in speech or behavior; peevish
Derivative
(n) not the original; coming from another source
Accolade
(n) an award or honor
Demur
(V) to disapprove of or to take exception
Limlid
(adj) transplant; clear
Invidious
(adj) tending to cause discontent, harm, or resentment; offensively unfair
August
(adj) marked by grandeur and awe
Ancillary
(adj) subsidiary; providing assitance
Semblance
(n) an outward likeness in form or appearnce
Autodidact
(n) a self taught person
Asinine
(adj) exhibitinng poor judgment or intelligence
Albeit
(conj) although; even though
Conduit
(n) a means by which something is transmitted
Philatelist
(n) one who collects stamps
Indefatigable
(adj) tireless; incapable of being fatigued
Martyr
(n) one who suffers or sacrifices for a cause
Indiscretion
(N) a minor misdeed
Osmosis
(n) a gradual, often unconscious, process of absorption
Picayune
(adj) of very little value; trivial
Dossier
(n) a file of detailed information on a personor subject
Behest
(n) a command or urgent request