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10 terms

Holt Sixth Course - Lesson 14

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effusion
a pouring forth; an unrestrained expression of feeling in talking or writing
querulous
complaining; faultfinding; peevish
indulgent
very lenient; not strict enough; making allowances
affront
an open, intentional assault; to insult openly; to offend
propitious
favorable; favorably inclined
munificent
extremely generous; very liberal and lavish in giving
guffaw
a loud or coarse burst of laughter; a horselaugh; to laugh loudly or coarsely
capitulate
to surrender on certain terms; to give up; to stop resisting
incarcerate
to imprison; to confine
magnanimous
noble in spirit; generous in forgiving; unselfish; rising above petty, mean concerns