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15 terms

Lesson 16

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pique
v. to cause another's pride to be wounded; to excite curiousity or interest
plagiarism
n. taking another's thoughts or words and using them as one's own
plebeian
n/adj. one of the common people; common or vulgar
precocious
adj. developed earlier than usual, especially mentally
predatory
adj. incluned to rob or prey on others
prowess
n. unusual skill or ability; heroism in battle
pugnacious
adj. eager and ready to fight; quarelsome
purloin
v. to steal
pusillanimous
adj. cowardly, fearful
quell
v. to put an end to; to allay or quiet
quixotic
adj. extremely idealistic; not practical
rabble
n. a disorderly crowd, a mob; to lowest class of people
rabid
adj. intense; furious or raging, mad
raconteur
n. a person skilled at telling stories or anecdotes
raillery
n. good-humored ridicule; baneter