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20 terms

Unit 7 Vocab KH123

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allay
to quiet, calm, to relieve or pacify
bestial
beast like brutal
coterie
a close circle of friends; clique
counterpart
a person or thing that closely resembles another
demur
to hesitate due to doubts
effrontery
impudence; shameless
convivial
festive, sociable
embellish
to decorate or improve by adding details
ephemeral
lasting one day, short-lived
felicitous
well chosen, lucky
furtive
in a sneaky manner
garish
decorated gaudy
illusory
misleading or deceptive
indigent
poor and needy
inordinate
exceeding reasonable limits
jettison
to throw goods over board, and to lighten ship
misanthrope
one who hates and distrusts all
pertinacious
holding firmly to a purpose
picayune
of little value or importance
raiment
clothing or garment