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Unit 3 Level H & Suplemental

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Ancillary
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary
Bowdlerize
(v.) to remove material considered offensive
Condescend
(v.) to deal with people in a patronizing manner
Cozen
(v.) to trick
Enclave
(n.) an enclosed region inhabited by a particular group of people
Forte
(n.) what a person does best
Gratis
(adj./adv.) free; without charge
Icon
(n.) an object of blind devotion; a symbol
Interstice
(n.) a small space between things
Macrocosm
(n.) the universe considered as a whole
Mountebank
(n.) a trickster or swindler
Paean
(n.) a song of praise, joy, or triumph
Persiflage
(n.) lighthearted joking, talk, or writing
Plethora
(n.) overfullness
Pragmatic
(adj.) concerned with practical considerations or values
Quizzical
(adj.) puzzled; odd
Rapacity
(n.) inordinate greed
Schism
(n.) a formal split within a religious organization
Therapeutic
(adj.) having power to heal or cure
Virtuoso
(n.) a brilliant performer
Castigation
(n.) severe criticism
Rubicund
(m.) inclined to redness
Quintessence
(n.) the pure essence of anything
Predilection
(n.) preference; partiality
Aggrandize
(v.) enlarge
Circumlocution
(n.) indirect or evasive expression
Parabolic
(m.) Teaching religious or moral truth by parable
Ethereal
(m.) light; airy; heavenly
Acrimony
(m.) bitterness
Contradistinguish
(v.) to show the difference between one thing and another by indicating their contrasting qualities