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AP: Language: Week #7

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arduous
adjective; difficult; strenuous, needs great effort
articulate
adjective; able to speak clearly and expressively
condiments
noun; things that add flavor or give relish to food; spices; relishes; sauces
conflagration
noun; large, destructive fire
excoriate
verb; to attack abusively; to denounce verbally
exculpate
verb; to free from blame; to prove to be innocent
ingenuous
adjective; naive; artless, lacking sophistication
iniquity
noun; gross injustice; wickedness, sin
motley
adjective; of various colors
mufti
noun; civilian dress; as opposed to a uniform
pinnacle
noun; peak or summit
plagiarism
noun; to act of appropriating and claiming as one's own the artistic or literary work of another
resilient
adjective; readily returning or springing back to an original form or condition; elastic
respite
noun; a pause, temporary suspension
sham
noun; a pretense; imitation; a deceit
shirk
verb; to avoid or neglect; to evade duty
sinecure
noun; an office or job that requires no work or responsibility but pays a salary
turgid
adjective; pompous; swollen or distended
disparity
noun; an inequality; difference
disputation
noun; a discussion, debate; controversy; argumentation