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30 terms

G.R.E 1-2

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Vernacular
used in everyday speech
Recede
move back, retreat
Remittance
payment sent to a party in another place
disparage
express a negative opinion
ostensible
of motives or facts that are apparent but not not necessarily real or true
sophistry
elaborate, eloquent but logically invalid arguments intended to deceive
proscribe
command against
ersatz
artificial and inferior
encapsulate
contain the essentail truthes in
guise
deceptive outward appereance
pragmatic
practical
aphorism
expression of a general truth in a short witty saying
semblance
appearance of things that is deceptive
spurious
not genuine
nefarious
wicked
impetus
Force that keeps something moving
Vitriol
sharp, spiteful speech; a highly corrosive acid
Viable
able to be continue living or being used
posterity
future generations of people
transliterate
rewrite a text using the same language but a different writing system
disparate
vastly different
misnomer
name that misrepresents its meaning
subtext
implicit meaning in a piece of writng
augury
event seen as a sign of things to come
vindicate
shown to be correct or innocent
unflappable
not easily shocked
virulent
very poisonous or infectiuos
invective
abusive language to express blame
aplomb
composure under stain
unprecedented
events where nothing similar has happened in the past

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