10 terms

vocab week 9


Terms in this set (...)

aesthetic (n)
set of underlying principles governing the idea of beauty at a given time and place
cajolery (n)
persuasion by flattery promises; wheedling; coaxing
discrepant (adj)
Lacking agreement; differing
ignominious (adj)
deserving or causing public disgrace or shame
ineffable (adj)
incapable of being expressed in words
innuendo (n)
an indirect or subtle implication
litigious (adj)
inclined to dispute or disagree
obsequious (adj)
excessively obedient or attentive
propiate (v)
to win or regain favor of; conciliate
tantamount (adj)
equal in seriousness; virtually the same