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15 terms

Cangemi-Worldly Wise lesson13

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blandishment
intended to persuade or coax using flattery
deprecate
to criticize, or express disproval of, being worthless or of little value
discomfit
to make uncomfortable by confusing or embarrassing a person
meteoric
to come into existence suddenly, brightly, swiftly
overbearing
acting arrogant, snotty, in a domineering way
precocious
impressive early development of abilities
proffer
to offer for acceptance or consideration
remonstrate
to say in protest, have an objection
rift
a split or crack; to break from being freindly
solicitous
to show care or concern
succinct
expressed clearly, precise
sylvan
having to do with trees, a wooded area
trepidation
dread, apprehension
untoward
not favorable, unlucky
virtuoso
a person with great skill in some art such as music