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15 terms

Vocabulary 2

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insubordinate
not submissive to authority
inordinate
excessive, immoderate; not controlled
ordain
to confirm priestly aouthority apon
stolid
showing or appearing to feel no emotion; apathetic
rectify
to set right; to correct
rectitude
moral uprightness; correctness of behavior
stellar
pertaining to the stars; outstanding, reffering to a star performer
cosmopolite
a person at ease in any part of the world and/or knowledgeable in many subjects
extempore
improvised; composed or uttered without advance preparation
temporal
pertaining to worldly affairs, transitory; short lived
temporize
to accept or adapt to a situation; to compromise, to postpone a situation in order to gain time
anachronism
a person, or thing out of place in a historical period or sequence of events. A person or custom, or idea considered out of-date.
synchronous
Happening at the same time; moving at the same rate
meridian
the highest point or stage of development; zenith
sojourn
A temporary stay; a brief visit