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10 terms

Speech Vocab 1

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Adamant
unyielding; firm in opinion despite appeals, urgings, etc.
Arcane
secret; mysterious; obscure
Calumny
a false and malicious statement meant to injure the reputation of someone/something
Catalyst
Something that brings about a change in something else
Cataclysmic
having a disastrous effect
Demagogue
A leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
Dissident
disagreeing with an established system, organization, or belief, especially one of authority
Epochal
very significant or influential, highly important
Equivocate
to use deliberately ambiguous or unclear language in order to mislead or withhold information
Euphemism
a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt, or offensive term