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10 terms

Vocabulary week # 16

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compendium
a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work
ostentatious
marked by a conspicuous, showy, or pretentious display
nepotism
favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)
transcendent
exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence
misogamy
hatred of marriage
poignant
deeply moving; strongly affecting the emotions
arbitrary
determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity
impalpable
incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch
contemporaneous
existing during the same time
proletariat
working class or lower class; blue collar