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20 terms

vocab 3-4

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beguile
-to charm; to delight
-to decieve skillfully
benevolent
-wishing to do good; kindly; characterized by helpful intentions
-concerned with, or for the benefit of charity
decorum
appropriateness of behavior, propriety
demeanor
the way one behaves or presents oneself; one's manner
feral
-wild and untamed; savage
-having returned to an untamed state from domestication
ignoble
-mean, unethical, or dishonorable; not noble in character
-not of the nobility; common
mores
accepted standards and customs of a social group
provincial
-relating to areas that are far from large cities or capitals
-not sophisticated, fashionable, or informed; culturally limited
-limited or narrow in perspective
unseemly
unfitting and inappropriate; grossly improper
wily
cunning full of trickery or intentions to deceive
aggrandize
-to make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputations
-to exaggerate, or make something seem greater than it is
exorbitance
extreme, unreasonable expense or price; being beyond reasonable or proper limits
grandiose
-trying to seem important; characterized by pretended grandeur
-grand; magnificent in size, beauty or scope; impressive
gratuitous
unnecessary; unjustified
intemperate
excessive; lacking moderation
multifarious
having great variety, diversity
opulence
-wealth; affluence
-great abundance, often to excess; lavishness
profligate
recklessly wasteful; wildly extravagant
satiate
to fully satisfy an appetite or a desire
surfeit
-an excessive amount
-to feed or supply to excess or disgust; to overindulge