15 terms

Lesson 18 Sat Prep

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incendiary
causing to excite or inflame
apotheosis
the finest example
contiguous
making contact or touching at some point; side by side
auspicious
signaling favorable or promising results
vociferous
marked by noise; loud
avuncular
similar to an uncle
proletariat
working class or lower class
tenacious
strongly held; not easy to separate
specious
deceptive or misleading
refractory
unmanageable or difficult to control
inimitable
cannot be imitated
malfeasance
poor conduct or wrongdoing, especially on the part of a public official
platonic
marked by the absence of romance or physical attraction
pontificate
speak in a pretentiously dignified or dogmatic way
prurient
given to lustful or lewd thoughts