Vocab Quiz #4

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Aesthetic
(adj.) pertaining to beauty; attractive
Archaic
(adj.) very old; ancient; old-fashioned
Assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder; relieve; lessen; dilute
Contentious
(adj.) likely to cause disagreement or argument
Dogmatic
(adj.) strongly opinionated in an unwarranted manner; arrogant
Euphemism
(n.) a mild/indirect or inoffensive word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt
Petulance
(n.) the quality of being bad-tempered; irritability; impoliteness
Precocious
(adj.) showing unusually early development (especially in talents and mental capacity)
Verbose
(adj.) wordy, very talkative; babbling
Virulent
(adj.) extremely poisonous; lethal; dangerous; harmful