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English Vocab 1

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cacophony
harsh or discorded sound; harshness in the sound of words or phrases
discursive
passing from one topic to another, ranging over a wide field, digressive, rambling;; utilizing, marked by, or based on analytical reasoning-contrasted with intuitive
surreptitious
done, made, or gotten by stealth;; acting with or marked by stealth
perennial
present at all seasons of the year; continuing to live from year to year; constant, perpetual, recurrent
calvacade
a procession of riders or carriages, a procession of vehicles or ships;; a dramatic sequence or processions, series
circuitous
having a circular or winding course;; not being forthright or direct in language or action
euphemism
use of a mild, neutral, evasive, or vague term in place of one considered taboo, offensive, blunt, or unpleasant
facile
easily accomplished, handled, or attained;; ready, fluent
fiat
an arbitrary or authoritative command or order;; formal or official authorization or sanction
flippant
lacking proper respect or seriousness
nexus
connection, link;; a connected group or series;; center, focus
melee
a confused struggle; especially a hand-to-hand fight among several people