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Vocab Level F Unit 15

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adament
firm in purpose or opinion, unyeildinig, obdurate, implacable, inflexible; an extremely hard substace
brouhaha
a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified
bulwark
a strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like structure for defense; to provide such defense or protection
choleric
easily made angry, bad-tempered
cloy
to spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgence especially in sweet or rich things; to glut, satiate, surfeit
curtail
to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected; to reduce
deference
courteous yielding to the wishes and ideas of another person; great respect marked by submission, as to a superior
definitive
conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done
demenor
the way a person behaves, overall impression made by comportment, manner, etc. facial apperance, mien
enigmatic
puzzling, preplexing, inexplicable, not easily understood
impromptu
without preparation, offhand, suddenly or hastily done; an extemporaneios composition or remark; a minimal piece suggestive of improvisation
mawkish
excessively and objectionably sentimental; have a mildly sickening flavor
mollify
to soften, make genle, pacify; to calm, ally (as in emotion), assauge, appeasem, placate; to reduce in intensity
onus
something that is heavy or burdensome (especially an unwelcome responsibility); a stigma; blame
presentiment
a vague sense of approaching misfortune
profligate
given over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral; recklessly extravagant; a person given to self-indulgence and wild spending
remit
to send or hand in (as money); to cancel (as a penalty or punishment), forgive, pardon; to lessen, diminish; to put of, postpone, defer
requisite
needed, necessary, regarded as esential or indispensable
sartorial
as of pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress (especially men
thwart
to oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate