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vocab five

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aficionado
an enthusiastic and usually expert follower
browbeat
to intimidate by a stern mannerq
commensurate
equal in size extent duration or importance
diaphanous
very sheer and light
emolument
profit derived from an office or position, fee or salary
foray
a quick raid
genre
a type, class, or variety
homily
a sermon stressing moral principles
immure
to enclose or confine within walls; to imprison
insouciant
blithely indifferent or unconcerned; carefree happy go lucky
matrix
a mold surrounding environment
obsequies
funeral rites or ceremonies
panache
a confident or stylish menner; dash, a colorful display
persona
a character in a novel or play
philippic
a bitter verbal attack
prurient
having lustful desires or interests tending to sexual desires
sacrosanct
very sacred or holy; set apart or immune from questioning or attack
systemic
of or pertaining to the entire body
tendentious
intended to promote a particular point of view; biased
vicissitude
a change, variation, or alteration