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25 terms

Vocab week 5

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abhor
hate, loathe, or detest
abstraction
deduction or an idea separate from
acme
top or highest point of perfection
affluence
riches, abundance, or opulence
amnesty
general pardon for offenses against a government or a grant of amunity
assuage
lessen, pacify, or mitigate
bilious
sour, bad-tempered, or crabbed
blase
bored, uninterested, or satiated
captious
quibbling, or carping
circumspect
cautious, careful, or unobjectionable
contraband
smuggled goods or prohibited goods
countenance
face, expression, or features
deleterious
bad, harmful, or injurious
despot
bully, dictator, or tyrant
dissident
disagreeing or dissenting
effrontery
nerve, boldness, or presumption
erudite
well-read or scholarly
expatiate
expand or enlarge
felicitous
fitting, apt, or appropriate
garrulous
talkative, chattery, loquacious
gesticulate
making motions or making gestures
hue
shade or tint
impasse
stand still, dead lock, or insoluble difficult
ineluctable
certain, unavoidable, in inevitable
intransigent
stubborn, uncompromising, or irreconcilable