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Vocab 15

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anachronism
something out of place for its time
intrepid
fearless, brave
libertine
immoral person
loquacious
talkative
sycophant
a flatterer; a suck-up
castigate
to correct by punishing
denouement
an outcome or solution
diaphanous
transparent, gauzy
diffidence
shyness
disingenuous
insincere; untruthful
dogma
a system of beliefs
epitome
representative, a typical example
erudite
academic, scholarly
fulminate
to speak angrily
hapless
unlucky
inveigle
to influence; to convince
juggernaut
an unstoppable force
laconic
brief
misogynist
one who hates women
prevaricate
to stray from or avoid the truth
pungency
sharpness; bitterness
quid pro quo
something given in exchange for something else
sophistry
faulty logic
stolid
showing no emotion
voluble
fluent; talkative