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15 terms

WW Book 12 Leeson 2

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absolve
To clear guilt, or to free from a promise or responsibility.
adumbrate
To foreshadow in an indirect way.
apothegm
A short, instructive saying.
aspersion
A defamatory expression; slander.
coadjutor
One who works with another, usually in a subordinate position.
congenital
Existing at or dating from birth; being an essential characteristic.
elan
A lively spirit with a distinctive style.
germane
Pertinent and fitting.
hiatus
An interruption or gap in space, continuity, or time.
immure
To confine within or as if within walls; to imprison.
ineluctable
Not to be avoided or changed; inevitable.
internecine
Marked by slaughter; mutually destructive.
invoke
To appeal to earnestly.
prototype
A person or thing that serves as an example for its kind; an original.
quadrennial
Occurring every four years.