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30 terms

Vocab Lesson Dan

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Supercilious
Disdainful; haughty and aloof
Inexorable
Relentless; unyielding
Oracle
1. Shrine where greeks consulted their gods for advice.
2. A person or thing regarded as able to give guidance.
Oration
An address or formal speech.
Orifice
Mouth or vent; an opening
Osculate
to kiss
Indentation
a notch or cut
Indenture
a written contract
2. an agreement
3. to bind by written contract
Trident
a long three pronged fork or weapon
Orthodontist
A dentist
Gorge
deep narrow passage w/ rocky sides enclosed between mountains.
2. feeling of nausea
3. to eat greedily
Disgorge
to vomit
Gargantum
immense size, gigantic
Gargoyle
a carved human or animal figure especially one used as a rainspout carrying water clear off a wall
Regurgiate
to vomit
to rush or surge back
Capitulation
surrender
Capitalist
a very wealthy person;
Decapitulate
to behead
Precipice
Steep or vertical face of a cliff or rock.
Dangerous situation
Precipitate
To throw down from a great height
To make happen quickly
Speeding
Recapitulation
summary or review
Cerebal
pertaining to the brain
Cerebration
action of thinking or thought
Deface
to spoil the surface of something
Efface
to wipeout or rubbing out
Facade
face of a building
Facet
one of the many sides of a jewel.
one aspect of a situation.
Affront
to offend or embarrass
Confront
to stand or come directly in front of
Effrontery
Audacity or , shameless, boldness