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Worldly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lessons 5 & 6

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abstruse
difficult to understand
accrue
to arise or increase as a natural result or growth, to come as a regular addition
acquiesce
to accept as inevitable, to comply passively
besmirch
to stain or tarnish, to make dirty
explicit
fully and clearly expressed, leaving nothing merely implied
histrionic
purposely affected, theatrical
impropriety
the quality or state of being improper or unsuitable
inveigle
to lure or trick into doing something
penitent
sorry for having done wrong
probity
honesty, trustworthiness, adherence to virtue
purport
to give or present the often false impression of being someone or intending something
repercussion
an unforeseen or indirect result or effect of an event
revelation
something that is made known or revealed, often coming as a surprise
surfeit
an overabundant supply, an excess
unsavory
having an unpleasant look, taste, or smell, morally offensive
anathema
someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, or shunned
assuage
to satisfy, to lessen or reduce the intensity of
avuncular
like a benevolent uncle, familiar and indulgent
convivial
sociable, concerned with good company and festivities
eclectic
combining elements from a variety of sources
epigram
a short, witty poem or saying
expound
to explain in detail, to set forth
intrinsic
relating to the essential nature of something, real or actual
inveterate
habitual or deeply rooted, persistent
mogul
a very powerful or wealthy person
munificent
extremely generous, liberal in giving
nascent
beginning to exist, emerging
perspicacious
clear sighted, shrewd
philistine
one who is indifferent to or disdainful of intellectual values
propitious
tending to favor or assist, encouraging