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20 terms

English 1 - Lesson 35

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Accolade
An expression of praise or approval
Appease
To soothe; to ease the anger or agitation of
Assent
Agreement; acceptance
Babble
To chatter excessively
Consent
Permission; approval
Debatable
Capable of being argued or questioned
Dictate
To speak material aloud so it can be recorded or written by someone else
Eulogy
A public speech or written tribute of great praise of someone, especially of someone recently deceased
Fluency
Clarity and smoothness of speech
Heed
Listen to and think about
Innocuous
Lacking significance
Orator
A person skilled in making formal speeches or addresses
Profuse
Extravagant; overflowing
Reticent
Inclined to be silent
Retract
To take back
Sarcasm
Ridicule; mockery
Slur
A belittling or degrading remark
Undertone
A hidden or implied meaning
Vehement
Forceful; emphatic
Voice
To express or say