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20 terms

english 1 vocab units 1 and 2

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glib
adj- speaking or spoken with little thought or sincerity
verbosity
adj- the use of more words than necessary
articulate
adj- expressing oneself effectively and clearly
polemic
n- an argument or dispute, often attacking a specific question
eloquent
adj- vividly expressive, fluent, expressed clearly
trek
v- to make one's way arduously, journey
anguish
n- extreme pain, distress, or anxiety
annihilation
n- complete destruction
ruse
n- a trick or lie
ferocity
n- having extreme fierceness
petitioned
v- to make a request, especially a formal written request
succinctly
adv- quickly but well done
harangues
n- a speech addressed to a public assembly, a ranting speech or writing, a lecture
indifference
n- unbiased
garrulous
adj- excessively talkative, especially about unimportant topics
histrionics
n- overly dramatic behavior or speech for effect
laconic
adj- using few words to express much, concise
effusive
adj- showing more feeling than necessary
bravado
n- a false show of bravery
trite
adj- lacking freshness because of overuse