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Unit 7 Level H + Supplemental

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Abeyance
(n.)a state of being temporarily inactive
Ambivalent
(adj.) having opposite feelings about someone or something
Beleaguer
(v.) to trouble, harass
Carte blanche
(n.) full freedom to act at one;s own discretion
Cataclysm
(n.) a sudden upheaval
Debauch
(v.) to corrupt morally, seduce
Eclat
(n.) a great brilliance
Fastidious
(adj.) hard to please
Gambol
(v.) to jump about playfully
Imbue
(v.) to soak thoroughly
Inchoate
(adj.) just beginning
Lampoon
(n/v.) to ridicule
Malleable
(adj.) capable of being altered
Nemesis
(n.) an unbeatable rival
Opt
(v.) to make a choice
Philistine
(adj/n.) hostile to cultural and artistic values
Picaresque
(adj.) characteristic of clever rogues/adventurers
Queasy
(adj.) nauseated or uneasy
Refractory
(adj.) stubborn
Savoir-faire
(n.) ability to do the right thing in any situation
Metonymy
(n) A figure of speech in which not the literal word by one associated with it is used, as sword for war; the kettle boils
Ancipital
(m) Double-faced
Disseminate
(v) to diffuse; scatter abroad
Raptorial
(m) adapted to seize prey
Spurious
(m) not genuine
Anachronism
(n) An error in the order of time
Insouciance
(n) indifference; lack of concern
Libidinous
(m.) having impure thoughts
Ostentatious
(m) gaudy
Captious
(m) faultfinding