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10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 7

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subservient
submissive; obedient; useful or of service, especially as a subordinate.
rudiment
a fundamental principle, rule, or step; an early or undeveloped form or stage of something.
gibe
to make mocking remarks; to jeer; to scoff at; a derisive remark; a taunt.
bumptious
conceited and arrogant; crudely and unpleasantly forward.
repartee
a quick, witty reply or retort; a skill in making clever, witty replies.
consonant
in agreement, accord, harmony; any letter of the alphabet that is not a vowel.
satiate
to satisfy an appetite fully; to provide with more than enough; to glut
sanction
authorized permission or approval; a step taken by a country to force another country to obey international law; to confirm, approve, or permit officially.
vivacious
animated; lively; spirited; sprightly.
cite
to quote; to mention by way of example or proof; to commend for bravery in an official report; to summon before a court.