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25 terms

Lesson 15

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cavalier
An armed horseman, a knight, disdainful,treating important matters lightly
chasten
to discipline, to use punishment to correct behavior
cosmopolitan
dealing with the whole world
dilation
expansion
dilatory
delaying
epicure
a person who understands a lot about food and drink, a connoisseur
hearten
to encourage
hefty
very heavy, substantial
implacable
incapable of being appeased
lecher
one who indulges excessively in sexual activity,lasciviousness
limpid
clear, transparent
loiter
to stand idly or linger aimlessly
parable
a short fictitious story that has a moral
pariah
an outcast
parry
to deflect or ward off a blow
profundity
profound knowledge ,intellectual depth
repertoire
a list of works of music or readings that a group or individual is prepared to perform
repress
to restrain, hold back
repugnant
disgusting offensive
savant
a scholar, learned person
scribe
a journalist, a public secretary or clerk
stolid
showing little emotion
tawdry
cheap and gaudy in appearance
temerity
boldness that is foolhardy
epitaph
an inscription in memory of a dead person,usually on a tombstone