15 terms

Wordly Wise Book 9: Lesson 13

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blandishment
That which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery; an allurement
deprecate
To criticize or express disapproval of. To represent as of little value.
discomfit
To make uneasy by confusing or embarrassing a person
meteoric
Coming into existence swiftly, suddenly, brightly, like a meteor
overbearing
Acting in an arrogant, domineering way
precocious
Showing exceptionally early development of abilities.
proffer
To offer for acceptance or consideration
remonstrate
To say in protest; to raise an objection.
rift
A split or crack. A break in friendly relations.
solicitous
showing interest and care; concerned
succinct
expressed clearly in a few words; concise
sylvan
Having to do with trees or wooded areas
trepidation
Apprehension; dread
untoward
Not favorable; unlucky
virtuoso
A person with great skill in some art, especially music. Done with great skill and dash.

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