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15 terms

Wordly Wise book 9 Lesson 13

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blandishment
the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
deprecate
express strong disapproval of
discomfit
to embarrass and confuse
meteoric
like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience
overbearing
expecting unquestioning obedience
precocious
appearing or developing early
proffer
a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
remonstrate
argue in protest or opposition
rift
a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
solicitous
(adj.) showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something
succinct
brief, concise
sylvan
relating to or characteristic of wooded regions
trepidation
a feeling of alarm or dread
untoward
not favorable; unlucky
virtuoso
highly skilled artist