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20 terms

Vocabulary Workshop Unit 1

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Approbation
approval or praise
assuage
calm
coalition
union
decadence
decay
elicit
to draw forth
expostulate
to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision
hackneyed
used so often as to lack freshness or originality
hiatus
break
innuendo
indirrect suggestion
intercede
to plead on behalf of someone else
jaded
worn-out
lurid
horror or revulsion
meritorious
worthy, deserving recognition and praise
petulant
easily irritated and upset
prerogative
a special right or privilege
provincial
narrow in mind or outlook
simular
imitate
transcend
to rise above or beyond
umbrage
shady
unctuous
excessively smooth or smug