AP English 12- Week 7

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Ambulatory
Relating to or adapted for walking
A place for walking, especially an aisle around the apse or a cloister in a church or monastery
Circumvent
Find a way around (an obstacle)
Overcome (a problem or difficulty), typically in a clever and surreptitious way
Deceive; outwit
Didactic
Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive
In the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way
Effrontery
Insolent or impertinent behavior
Exigencies
An urgent need or demand
Hirsute
Hairy
Incantation
A series of words said as a magic spell or charm
The use of words as a magic spell
Malfeasance
Wrongdoing, especially by a public official
Pontificate
Express one's opinions in a way considered annoyingly pompous and dogmatic
(In the Roman Catholic Church) officiate as bishop, especially at Mass
Sapient
wise, or attempting to appear wise
Relating to the human species
A human of the species Homo Sapiens