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23 terms

MC Test Vocabulary

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Exposition
a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic; an exhibition
Vituperative
marked by harshly abusive criticism
Skeptical
marked by or given to doubt
Sanguine
confidently optimistic and cheerful
Seditious
in opposition to a civil authority or government
Avaricious
immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
Mordant
harshly ironic or sinister
Tangent
an abrupt digression or change of course
Condescending
possessing an attitude of superiority, patronizing
Infallible
incapable of failure or error
Vigilance
the process of paying close and continuous attention
Pedantic
marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
Perplexed
full or difficulty or confusion or bewilderment
Intemperance
immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, lack of restraint
Boughs
a main branch of a tree
Arbitrator
a person chosen to decide a dispute or settle differences, especially one formally empowered to examine the facts and decide the issue.
Cynical
showing contempt for accepted standards of honesty or morality by one's actions, especially by actions that exploit the scruples of others.
Dogmatic
characterized by or given to the expression of opinions very strongly or positively as if they were facts
Drudgery
dull, irksome, and fatiguing work : uninspiring or menial labor
Ornate
elaborately or excessively decorated
Didactic
designed or intended to teach
Browbeat
to intimidate or disconcert by a stern manner or arrogant speec
Bellicose
inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious.