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25 terms

WS2 - 23

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peregrination
adj. wandering; traveling
serpentine
adj. snakelike in either shape or movement; winding as a snake travels
infrastructure
n. the basic framework of a system; foundation
affront
n. insult; a deliberate act of disrespect
elocution
n. the art of public speaking
disquiet
v. to make uneasy
ominous
adj. threatening; menacing; portending doom
ensue
v. to follow immediately afterward; to result
dejected
adj. depressed; disheartened
artisan
n. a person skilled in a craft
turbid
adj. murky; opaque; unclear
impasse
n. a deadlock; a situation from which there is no escape
gratis
adj. free of charge
teem
v. to swarm; to be inundated; to overrun
junction
n. convergence; linkup; the act or state of being joined together
cavil
v. to quibble; to raise trivial objections
deft
adj. skillful
appalling
adj. causing horror or consternation ; appellate- compell-
conundrum
n. a puzzle or problem without a solution
verge
n. border; brink; edge
demur
v. to object; to take exception
behest
command; order
prurient
adj. having lustful thoughts or desires; causing lust
incumbent
adj. currently holding an office; obligatory
boon
n. a blessing; a benefit