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10 terms

AOR English II H #9

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disparity
noun-the condition or fact of being unequal; difference, dissimilarity
maverick
noun-one who refuses to abide by the dictates of others; a dissenter
martinet
noun-a person who demands absolute adherence to rules
timorous
adj-full of apprehensiveness, timid
brazen
adj-made of brass; having a loud, resonant sound like a brass instrument; also impudently bold or shameless
efficacy
noun-power or capacity to produce the desired effect; effectiveness
ambivalence
noun-the existence of mutually conflicting emotions or thoughts, such as love and hate together, about some person, object, or idea;
bevy
noun-a group or assembly; also a group of animals or birds, esp. quail
churlish
adj-boorish, vulgar, difficult or intractable, stingy
convoluted
adj-coiled, twisted; intricate; complicated