15 terms

Lesson Eleven

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Epistle
a letter or literary composition in letter form
Avid
enthusiastic; extremely interested
Gadfly
an irritating and persistent person
Humility
absence of vanity; humbleness
Dolorous
exhibiting sorrow or pain
Gargantuan
of huge or extraordinary size and power
Arduous
difficult; requiring much effort
Affable
friendly; agreeable; easy to talk to
Grandiloquent
pompous or high-flown in speech
Argrarian
Concerning farms, farmers or the use of land
Grimace
A facial expression of fear, disapproval, or pain
Harangue
A long, strongly expressed speech or lecture
Formidable
Arousing fear or awe
Sychophant
A flatter; one who fawns on others in order to gain favor
Explicit
Clearly and openly stated; leaving nothing to the imagination