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35 terms

Damaso Sophomore Vocab 1-35

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Portend
To warn of
Panacea
A supposed cure-all
Harbinger
A forewarning; to foreworn
Iconoclast
One who attacks established traditions
Ineffable
Incapable of being expressed in words
Aura
A surrounding quality or atmosphere
Venerable
Worthy of respect
Plebeian
Of the common people; a common person
Feasible
Acheivable
Ostentatious
Showy
Lithe
Flexible (Physical)
Prognosticate
To predict
Mitigate
To lesson pain or severity
Alacrity
Eager and cheerful readiness
Affluence
Wealth
Impeccable
Perfect, without flaws
Filch
To steal
Adage
A wise saying
Morose
Gloomy or dejected
Affront
A challenging insult
Hirsute
Hairy
Indigent
Needy, poor
Itinerant
Moving often
Prerogative
An exclusive right or priveledge
Urbane
Refined, witty, polite
Indolent
Lazy
Feint
A false or deceptive movement
Anachronism
Something out of place in time
Heinous
Utterly bad or wicked
Relic
Object kept for its age or historic interest
Stoic
(a person who is) indifferent to pleasure and pain
Expatriate
(Someone who goes to/being in) a foreign country to live and work
Novella
A short novel
Paltry
Having an insignificant amount
Myriad
Many