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10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 10

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intangible
not capable of being touched; not material; vague or not easily defined
idiomatic
characteristic of a particular language
expletive
an oath or exclamation, usually profane; a word with no meaning of its own, used to complete the pattern of a phrase or sentence
affable
friendly, cordial, pleasant and easy to talk to; showing friendliness
bolster
a long, narrow pillow; anything used as a support; to prop up, support, or reinforce
reciprocate
to give, do, or take in return; to move with a backward-forward motion
wistful
full of longing; yearning; wishful
furor
frenzied anger; rage; a public uproar or outburst of indignation; great enthusiasm for
subterfuge
a trick, excuse, or deception used to escape something unpleasant
tawdry
gaudy; showy and cheap