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English Lit Vocab 10

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accrue
v, To grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result
annotation
n, a critical or explanatory note or comment
bedlam
n, A state or scene of uproar and confusion
covert
adj, hidden; undercover; secret
debonair
adj, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance
dun
v, to demand insistently
efficacious
adj, Effective, producing results
equanimity
n, steadiness of mind under stress
fortuitous
adj, occurring by happy chance, accidental
gist
n, the central meaning or theme of something
gratuitous
adj, given freely; unearned; unwarranted
imperious
adj, overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling
invective
n, abusive or venomous language used to express blame
motley
adj, made up of dissimilar parts; being of many colors
munificent
adj, very generous
procrastinate
v, to delay, put off until later
provocative
adj, serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate
recondite
adj, difficult to understand; profound
reprobate
n, a person who lacks morals
sedentary
adj, characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place