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Adv. Eng. Final Review

These are the vocabulary words that could appear on the final exam. Create cards for your assigned words here.
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gall
rudeness; bitterness
mountebank
a trickster
ensign
a military ranking
cunning
drafty artfulness (especially in deception)
denote
be a sign or indication of
fulsome
unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
amiable
diffusing warmth and friendliness
perdition
damnation; ruin; hell
incontinent
lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
portent
a sign of something about to happen
iterate
to say, state, or perform repeatedly
malignant
extremely malevolent or malicious; opposite of benign
probation
a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable
bounteous
disposed to be generous; plentiful and abundant
edify
to instruct or improve (someone) morally or intellectually
obsequious
Overly submissive and eager to please
rebuke
scold harshly; criticize severely
reprobation
severe disapproval
castigation
a severe scolding
conceit
the trait of being vain and conceited
reconciliation
the reestablishing of cordial relations
innuendo
an indirect intimation about a person or thing, especially of a disparaging or a derogatory nature.
mincing
(of the gait, speech, behavior, etc.) affectedly dainty, nice, or elegant.
permeate
to become diffused; penetrate.
rakish
like a rake; dissolute: rakish behavior.
vacuous
without contents; empty: the vacuous air.
lacking in ideas or intelligence: a vacuous mind.
disillusion
freeing from false belief or illusions
distraught
very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
incredulous
not believing
pastoral
a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)
sardonic
Grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
swindle
to cheat out of money or property
supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
convivial
festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
corpulent
fat; having a large, bulky body
credulity
belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete
discordant
lacking harmony or agreement
erroneous
incorrect, containing mistakes
venial
easily excused or forgiven
censure
harsh criticism or disapproval
penitent
feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
intimation
an indirect suggestion, hint
decadent
marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
reciprocal
given or felt by each toward the other; mutual
homage
Honor or respect shown publicly