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Unit 6 Vocabulary

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Presumption
Behavior or language that is boldly arrogant or offensive
Patronize
To behave in a manner that shows feeling of superiority
Sallow
Of a sickly, yellowish color or complexion
Disarm
To overcome or reduce the intensity of suspicion or hostility; to win the confidence of
Moose
Gloomy; sudden
Chaotic
Extremely confused or disordered
Flail
To wave or swing vigorously; thrash
Anonymity
The state of being unknown or unidentified
Abiding
Lasting or enduring
Implacable
Impossible to appease or satisfy; relentless
Tenacity
The state or quality of holding persistently to something; firm determination
Equanimity
The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure
Fortitude
Strength of mind to endure misfortune or pain with courage
Pandemonium
A wild uproar or noise
Irreparably
In a way that is impossible to repair or correct
Embody
To give a concrete shape to; personify or represent
Stupor
A state of mental numbness, as from shock
Visceral
Instinctive or emotional rather than intellectual
Tribulation
Great distress or suffering
Vulnerable
Unprotected and easily hurt; sensitive