10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 8

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comely
having a pleasant appearance; attractive; suitable.
miscreant
a villain; an evildoer; criminal; evil.
flaunt
to show off; to display oneself proudly or conspicuously.
erroneous
false; mistaken; incorrect
decadence
a process, condition, or period of decline or decay; deterioration; moral decay.
stereotype
a generalized, oversimplified view or opinion that members of a group rigidly apply to a thing, an idea, or another group.
pretentious
claiming an undeserved distinction; affectedly grand.
ostentatious
too showy; done in a overly elaborate way to attract attention.
hypercritical
too severe in judgment.
irascible
easily angered; given to outburst of temper; irritable.