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Lesson 9

STUDY
PLAY
refute
to prove a statement to be incorrect
reiterate
to say over again
repatee
a quick, witty replay
repertoire
the stock of plays, stories, songs, and other pieces that a player or company is prepared to preform
repose
a rest, a peaceful state
reticent
of a silent nature
ostensible
pretended, given as an excuse
ostentatious
showy, intended to impress people
improvise
to make something up without preparation
visionary
existing only in imagination
quagmire
a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
cynicism
a cynical feeling of distrust
acculturation
the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
bureaucracy
nonelective government officials
portcullis
iron grating that closes off a gateway
infracaninophile
a supporter or champion or an underdog
emancipation
freeing someone from the control of another
cordillera
mountain range
re
back, again
ostendo
to exibit
video
to see
veni vidi vici
I come, I saw, I conquered