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Vocab Workshop Level H Unit 2

For the Vocabulary Workshop brand at Level H Vocab unit 2
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aegis
(n.) protection, patronage
apprise
(v.) to inform, make aware by verbal notice
bibulous
(adj.) fond of drinking
claque
(n.) a group of people hired to applaud a preformer; enthusiastic admirers, an opera hat
deracinate
(v.) to pull up by the roots; uproot; remove all traces of
eleemosynary
(adj.) charitable; dependent on charity
indigenous
(adj.) originating in one nation; native
lachrymose
(adj.) causing to shed tears; mournful
lexicon
(n.) a dictionary or language; special vocabulary to a person
melee
(n.) a confused struggle; a violent free-for-all
microcosm
(n.) a miniature world or universe; a group viewed as a model for a larger group
minuscule
(adj.) very small; tiny (n.) a lowercase letter
obfuscate
(v.) to darken, obscure, or confuse
paternalism
(n.) the policy of treating government or its people in the manner of a father to his children
polarize
(v.) to cause concentration around two opposing positions; to split, divide
purview
(n.) the range or scope of something; in law, the extent of what is provided in a statute
sanguine
(adj.) having a naturally cheerful, optimistic outlook
solecism
(n.) blunder in grammer; misuse of words
vassal
(n.) person under the protection of a feudal lord; a servant
verisimilitude
(n.) the quality of appearing to be true