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19 terms

Honors English 2 Unit 2

Vocab Synonyms
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Lassitude
Fatigue; Lethargy; Torpor; Languor
Surmise
An inference; Presumption; To infer; Gather
Precipitate
Reckless; Impetuous; To provoke; Produce
Stringment
Stern; Rigorous; Tough; Urgent; Imperative
Millennium
A chiliad; A 'Golden Age'
Exhort
To urge; entreat; implore; adjure
Occult
Supernatural; esoteric; abstruse; Concealed
Callow
immature; inexperienced; green; raw
Permeate
to pervade; suffuse; saturate
inveigh
to rail; harangue; fulminate; remonstrate
infringe
to encroach; impinge; intrude; poach
drivel
twaddle; tommyrot; balderdash; hogwash; slaver
Bombastic
inflated; pompous; highfalutin; high-flown
interloper
an intruder; meddler; buttinsky
ex officio
by virtue of ones job
ingratiate
to cozy up to; curry favor with
ameliorate
to better; improve; amend
intrinsic
essential; inherent; immanent; organic
aplomb
poise; assurance; confidence; composure