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20 terms

Cyrano Vocab

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Buffoon
A ludricrous figure; an ill-educated or stupid person (n.)
Culinary
Of or relating to the kitchen or cookery (adj.)
Chivalry
The system, spirit, or customs of medieval knighthood; gallant or distinguished conduct (n.)
Deplorable
Deserving censure or contempt; wretched (adj.)
Depricate
To express disapproval; belittle, disparage, denounce, criticize (v.)
Exquisite
Marked by flawless craftmanship or by beautiful, delicate, or elaborate execution (adj.)
Fatuous
Complacently or inanely foolish; silly (adj.)
Frivolous
Of little weight or importance; lacking in seriousness (adj.)
Grotesque
Departing from the natural, typical, or expected; absurdly incongruous; bizarre, misshapen, ugly (adj.)
Insinuate
To introduce gradually or suggest in a subtle, indirect, or covert way; imply, hint, intimate (v.)
Insolence
Offensive contemptuousness of action or speech due to presumption; impertinently insulting behaviour; sauciness (n.)
Interminable
Having or seeming to have no end; endless, ceasless, incessant (adj.)
Languid
Drooping as if from exhaustion; without energy; lacking quickness of movement; sluggish (adj.)
Malady
A disease or disorder of the body; an unwholesome or disordered condition (n.)
Muses
A source of inspiration, especially: a guiding genius (n.)
Palpitate
To beat rapidly and strongly; throb, pulsate, flutter (v.)
Pastoral
Of or relating to the countryside; pleasingly peaceful and innocent (adj.)
Patronage
The action of a patron in using money or influence to advance the interests of a person, cause, art, etc. (n.)
Profane
To treat something sacred with abuse, irreverence, or contempt; desecrate (v.)
Protuberance
A thing which protrudes from something else; a rounded projection or swelling; a knob, a bump (n.)