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15 terms

Power Plus- Lesson 14

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bombast
impressive but meaningless language
orthography
correct spelling
paleontology
a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study of fossils
recoil
to retreat; to draw back
panache
self-confidence; a showy manner
saturnine
gloomy; sluggish
endemic
confined to a particular country or area
mendacious
lying; false; deceitful
obviate
to prevent; to get around
paroxysm
a sudden outburst; a fit
aggrandize
to increase the range of; to expand; to make appear larger
deign
to lower oneself before an inferior
flaunt
To show off
shibboleth
a word or pronunciation that distinguishes someone as of a particular group
elicit
to draw forth; to call forth