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20 terms

Vocab Chapter 5

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Extol
To praise highly
Fervor
Intensity of emotion
Nuance
subtle or slight degree of difference
plaintively
In a sad,pleading manner
strident
loud ; harsh sounding. Forceful in a controversial opinion
Agape
Wide open (esp. mouth); surprised
Gesticulate
To say or express by gestures
Catharsis
Release of emotional tension
Exhort
To make an urgent appeal
Impunity
exemption from punishment, penalty, or harm
Decorous
Correct and polite; in good taste
Nexus
core or center
Imbibed
Drank (liquid); taken in (as knowledge)
Emissary
messenger, ambassador, harbinger
Evocation
calling forth
Sundering
breaking into parts
Furtive
secret; stealthy
Intoned
Uttered in a singing tone or a monotone
Slough
to cast off or shed
Facade
the front of a building ; a false face