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20 terms

Vocab 13

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irascible
easily angered
rarefied
lofty or exalted
apropos
opportunely
penultimate
next-to-last
concurrence
being in agreement
reticent
reserved
fervent
enthusiastic
misanthropy
hatred of mankind
concourse
an assembly of a large number of people
nonchalance
the quality of being unconcerned with worldly cares
perfunctory
mundane; routine
sordid
showy but cheap and of poor quality
locution
style of speaking
coquettish
given to flirting
jostle
to bump or disrupt by means of incidental contact
renounce
to abandon or deny any connection with
Gnostic
pertaining to or reminiscent of certain early Christian sects who valued personal knowledge and inquiry as supreme religious values transcending physical experience. Gnostic aslo can mean "pertaining to knowledge"
masticate
to chew
infidel
a person who does not accede to a particular set of religious beliefs
truncheon
a stick carried by police officers