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Week 27 Merrell Vocab

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chronic
lasting
hyperbole
overstatement
sonorous
full-sounding
germane
related
convivial
jovial, festive
cognomen
nickname
anarchist
one against government
animadversion
criticism
pusillanimous
small-minded
subterfuge
evasive dodge
saturnine
gloomy and remote
luminary
enlightening person
exorbitant
unreasonable
expatriate
banish
filigree
lacy design
eulogy
words or praise
sedentary
sitting
euphoria
joy
bonhomie
good-naturedness
bona fide
good faith
bon vivant
indulger in luxury
mutable
changeable
impute
attribute discredit
status quo
the present state
paradigm
model
vociferous
loudly-voice
emollient
soften
plutocracy
government of the wealthy
delineate
to outline
retrograde
backward
magnate
powerful person
circumvent
get around
surfeit
excess
temporize
delay
diffident
shy
eccentricity
oddness
epigram
witty comment
anomaly
abnormality
tangible
touchable
egocentric
self-centered
pedagogue
teacher
intercede
mediate
abjure
renounce
intractable
stubborn
ingenuous
innocent and naive
magnanimous
great-minded
malevolence
evil intent
commensurate
of like measure
captious
fault-finding
prototype
first-model