15 terms

Vocabulary Days 101-105

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Apropos
Adj. Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
Ascendancy
N. Controlling influence; domination.
Assess
V. To analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of.
Assessment n.
Aver
V. To declare positively; to state as the truth.
Concede
V. 1. To admit to be true, often reluctantly.
2. To grant or let have.
Deficient
Adj. Lacking.
Deficiency n.
Dogma
N. An unproven principle or belief held to be true.
Dogmatic adj. Overly positive and assertive about something that cannot be proved.
Embody
V. 1. To put an idea into a form that can be seen.
2. To make part of a system; incorporate.
Impart
V. 1. To make known; disclose.
2. To bestow.
Oratory
N. The art of public speaking.
Orator n. A public speaker.
Oratorical adj.
Propagate
V. 1. To reproduce.
2. To cause to reproduce.
3. To foster the spread of.
Propagation n.
Proponent
N. Someone who proposes or supports an idea; an advocate.
Rudimentary
Adj. 1. Not yet fully developed; basic.
2. Elementary.
Sojourn
N. A visit or temporary stay.
V. To stay for a while.
Vociferous
Adj. Making one's feelings known in a loud way.