10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 17

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derogatory
adj. disparaging; belitting; meant to show an unfavoarble opinion.
convivial
adj. fond of eating and drinking with friends; festive; social
deign
to grant or agree condescendingly to do something; stoop
affinity
a natural attraction or liking for a person or a thing; a close relationship
fastidious
hard to please; easily disgusted; overly dainty
oscillate
to move back and forth like a pendulum; to vary between two or more opinions, thoughts, or actions; to vacillate
audacious
fearlessly daring; bold; insolent; contemptuous of decorum
epicure
a person with refined taste, especially in eating and drinking
ingratiate
to bring oneself into someone's good graces or favor
array
n. an orderly arrangement of persons or objects; splendid dress; v. to set in proper order (especially soldiers); to dress or adorn