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20 terms

Licht: English 12: Vocab 10

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amenity
agreeable ways or manners; the quality of being agreeable or pleasant
antediluvian
very, very old (before the flood)
balk
to refuse to proceed in an expected direction
confluence
a coming together
denigrate
to belittle, to run down, to deny the importance of something
dirge
funeral hymn, lament
disconcerting
upsetting, frustrating
endemic
peculiar to or a trait of a group or area
foible
slight fault, minor weakness of character
garish
crudely or tastelessly colorful or showy; excessively ornate or elaborate
indict
to charge or to accuse
latent
not visible; dormant
myriad
a very large and indefinite number
oscillating
moving back and forth; swinging; varying
ostracize
to exclude by general consent from society or privileges
pithy
concise and meaningful
presage
something that foreshadows a future event; foreknowledge of the future
quixotic
idealistic but impractical
raconteur
one who is skillful at telling stories and anecdotes
stasis
motionless; stagnation