Mr. Dwyer Vocabulary Part 1

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Consummate(Verb) to bring to perfection.Conversant(Adjective) familiar by use or study.Dank(Adjective) unpleasantly moist or humid; damp.Faux pas(Noun) a slip or blunder in etiquette; an embarrassing social blunder or indiscretion.Diaphanous(Adjective) very sheer and light; almost completely transparent.Dichtotomy(Noun) division into two parts, kinds, etc.; subdivision into halves or pairs.Dogmatic(Adjective) authoritatively overbearing.Euphemism(Noun) an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh.Elixir(Noun) medicinal potion; a cure-all.Fervid(Adjective) heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm.Gamut(Noun) the full range.Harbinger(Noun) anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign.Imbue(Verb) to cause, infuse or inspire, as with feelings, opinions.Ineffable(Adjective) incapable of being expressed in words.Lachrymose(Adjective) producing tears; mournful.