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12 terms

aftessential 13-15

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nonplussed
(adj., part.) puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
sartorial
(adj.) of or pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress (especially men's)
foment
(v.) to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
broach
(v.) to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to pierce; (n.) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks
remit
(v.) to send or hand in (as money); to cancel (as a penalty or punishment), forgive, pardon; to lessen, diminish; to put off, postpone, defer
sadistic
(adj.) delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel
impassive
(adj.) showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless
herculean
(adj.) characterized by great strength; requiring unusual strength
aver
(v.) to affirm, declare confidently
disconsolate
(adj.) deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
precocious
(adj.) showing unusually early development (especially in talents and mental capacity)
supplicate
(v.) to beg earnestly and humbly