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11 terms

Vocab1: #s 11-21 [A&B Block]

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Hubris
(n): Overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance
Idiosyncratic
(adj): A structural or behavioral characteristic peculiar to an individual or group
Lampoon
(n): A written attack ridiculing a person, group, or institution; A light, good-humored satire
Leery
(adj): Suspicious or distrustful; wary
Pensive
(adj): Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful; Suggestive or expressive of thoughtfulness
Precipitous
(adj): Dangerously high or steep
Rapt
(adj): Deeply absorbed; engrossed; Deeply moved or delighted; enraptured
Recalcitrant
(adj): Marked by stubborn resistance to and defiance of authority or guidance
Scrupulous
(adj): Conscientious and exact; painstaking; being attentive to detail
Taciturn
(adj): Habitually untalkative; saying little
Volition
(n): The act or an instance of making a conscious choice or decision; The power or faculty of choosing; the will