15 terms

List 4 (WW Bk 7)

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accolade
(n) an expression of approval or respect for special merit; an award
adamant
(adj) not yielding; firm
adulate
(v) to flatter or admire excessively; to idolize

adulation: (n) excessive admiration or flattery
altercation
(n) a loud and determined dispute; a noisy quarrel
annals
(n pl) a historical record of events, often arranged in a yearly sequence
assiduous
(adj) diligent and persistent
chary
(adj) exercising caution; hesitant
clique
(n) a small, exclusive; a group held together by like interests or purpose
decrepit
(adj) worn-out with use; broken down
endow
(v) to provide with a quality, a thing, or a gift of money
ephemeral
(adj) lasting a very short time
ingratiate
(v) to work to gain the favor of someone
pantheon
(n) A group of people held in high esteem for their great achievements.
perverse
(adj) turned away from what is right; wicked
(adj) stubbornly opposing what is right or reasonable

perversity: (n) wicked behavior
tutelage
(n) instruction, protection, or guardianship