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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 8 Lesson 17

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accord
n. A feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement.
affirm
v. To declare positively.
bequeath
v. 1.To pass onto others. 2. To leave to another in one's will.
citadel
n. A fortress on a hill; a stronghold.
confer
v. 1. To grant or bestow. 2. To consult.
coup
n. 1. A successful action that brings about a striking change. 2. The overthrow of a government, especially by a group that has military or political power.
dignitary
n. A person who holds a high rank or position of honor.
embroil
v. To involve in an argument or conflict.
epoch
n. An extended period of time marked by a series of related events.
impeccable
adj. Free from fault or flaw; perfect.
institute
v. To establish, organize, or put into effect; to begin. (n) An organization set up to promote education or a particular cause.
patriarch
n. The male founder or ruler of a family or tribe.
rapport
n. A feeling of harmonious connection between two people or groups of people.
renounce
v. To give up a right to, abandon; reject.
rhetoric
n. 1. The art of using language skillfully. 2. Exaggerated or insincere language that is without real meaning or worth.