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15 terms

Unit 5 vocab

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mendacious
ADJ telling lies (esp. habitually), dishonest
miscreant
N a vicious or depraved person,villain, evil person
modicum
N a moderate or small amount
onerous
ADJ burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome, causing hardship
prosaic
ADJ commonplace or dull, matter-of-fact or unimaginative
querulous
ADJ full of complaints, complaining, inclined to find fault
recalcitrant
ADJ resisting authority or control, not obedient or compliant, hard to deal with
remonstrate
V to say or plead in protest, objection
retinue
N a body of assistants, servants tending an important personage
satiety
N the state of having enough or more than enough
secular
ADJ not pertaining to religion, pertaining to worldly things
stolid
ADJ not easily stirred or moved mentally, unemotional
subterfuge
N an artiface or expedient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, etc
sylvan
ADJ of, or pertaining to, or inhabiting the woods
truculent
ADJ fierce, cruel, savagely brutal