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10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson #7

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guttural
sounded in the throat; hence, harsh, grating, or rasping
ostensible
outwardly appearing as such
nom de plume
pen name; pseudonym
contradistinguish
to distinguish by contrasting qualities
impropriety
the quality of not conforming to expected behaviors
mundane
ordinary, commonplace
insouciance
casual lack of concern; indifference
abrogate
to repeal, cancel, declare null and void
titillate
to excite; to stimulate; to tease
accretion
a growth in size; an increase in amount