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Level F Unit 15

Vocab Review for Sadlier Oxford level F Unit 15
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adamant
firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, implacable, inflexible
brouhaha
a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubub
bulwark
strong defense or protection
choleric
easily made angry, bad tempered
cloy
to spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgence, to glut
curtail
to cut short, halt
deference
courteous yielding to the wishes and ideas of another person, respect to superior
definitive
conclusive, final
demeanor
the way a person behaves, conduct
enigmatic
puzzling, perplexing, not easliy understood
impromptu
without preparation, offhand, spontaneous
mawkish
excessively and objectionably sentimental
mollify
to soften, make gentle, pacify, to calm
onus
something that is heavy or burdensome, stigma/blame
presentiment
a vague sense of approaching misfortune
profligate
given over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral, prodigal
remit
to send or hand in, to cancel, forgive, pay, absolve
requisite
needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable
sartorial
of or pertaining to a tailor or his work, having to do with clothes or dress(mainly men's)
thwart
to oppose successfully, to prevent, frustrate, foil, baffle