Unit 4 Vocab

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Incarcerateto imprison, confine, jailIncumbent(adj.) obligatory, required; (n.) one who holds a specific office at the time spoken ofJocularhumorous, jesting, jolly, jokingLudicrousridiculous, laughable, absurdMordant(adj.) biting or caustic in thought, manner, or style; sharply or bitterly harshNettle(n.) a prickly or stinging plant; (v.) to arouse displeasure, impatience, or anger; to vex or irritate severelyPecuniary(adj.) consisting of or measured in money; of or related to moneyPusillanimouscontemptibly cowardly or mean-spiritedRecumbentin a reclining position, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping or restingStratagema scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or to gain an end