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14 terms

summer humanities. quiz #1

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imperious
able to deal authoritatively with affairs
lames
blades
euphemism
an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive
emblazon
decorate with heraldic arms
rendition
the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
sashay
a journey taken for pleasure
genial
conducive to comfort
tedious
using or containing too many words
eschew
avoid and stay away from deliberately
bureaucratic
of or relating to or resembling a bureaucrat or bureaucracy
spigot
a plug for a bunghole in a cask
stanchion
any vertical post or rod used as a support
alchemy
a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
muster
compulsory military service