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Lesson 17 Tarpey

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abstemious
sparing, temperate
admonish
to caution, advise, or counsel against something
amity
friendship
bastion
a fortification, a stronghold
callous
hardened, insensitive, indifferent, unsympathetic
clemency
leniency
debunk
to expose the falseness or hypocrisy of something
diffuse
to spread in all directions
dupe
to trick, fool, deceive, cheat, or bilk
exorcise
to expel an evil spirit, to get rid of something troublesome
finesse
delicate skill
humility
the quality or state of being humble in spirit
imperious
extremely overbearing
larceny
the act of stealing another's property
mirth
gladness and merriment usually accompanies by laughter
mollify
to soothe or to appease, to assuage
neologism
a newly coined word or phrase; new use of a word
orthodox
conforming to established standards, conventional
plight
difficult or adverse situation
repertoire
a list of works of music or readings that are ready for performance
rupture
to break apart, to burst
solicitous
worried, concerned
stolid
showing little emotion
tempestuous
turbulent, stormy
untenable
not able to be defended