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15 terms

Murray A Raisin in the Sun List #2

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commence
to begin or set into motion; make a start
reverie
a state of being pleasantly lost in one's thoughts; a daydream
bastion
A well-fortified place; a source of protection
eccentric
odd; different from the norm (usually to describe someone's personality or behavior)
incredulity
doubt; disbelief
epitaph
a sentence or phrase that summarizes a person's life or character
deplore
despise; have utter disgust for
exuberant
lively, happy, and full of good spirits
facetiousness
act of making jokes at an inappropriate time; treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor
nonplussed
surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react
pantomime
communication by means of gesture and facial expression
wrought
made; shaped; formed; molded
rebuff
to snub, to refuse in a blunt or rude way
undaunted
not intimidated or discouraged by difficulty, danger, or disappointment
strident
loud and harsh sounding; presenting a point of view, especially a controversial one, in an excessively and unpleasantly forceful way