12 terms

Mass Media Week 4

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Evanescent
soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing
Facetious
treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.
Fatuous
silly and pointless
Fiduciary
involving trust, esp. with regard to the relationship between a trustee and a beneficiary
Filibuster
an action such as a prolonged speech that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly while not technically contravening the required procedures
Gauche
lacking ease or grace; unsophisticated and socially awkward.
Gerrymander
manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class.
Hegemony
leadership or dominance, esp. by one country or social group over others
vicariously
indirectly, as, by, or through a substitute
boding
a feeling of evil to come
virulent
harsh or corrosive in tone
avowed
admit openly and bluntly