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10 terms

American Lit Week 14

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impede
v. to interfere with or slow the progress of
queue
n. to form or wait in a line
torrid
adj. intensely hot
fraught
n. teeming with; laden full; causing emotional distress
askew
adj. to one side; crooked
accolade
n. an award or expression of praise
trepidation
n. fear; a state of anxiety or fear that makes you tremble
temerity
n. reckless; wild craziness; disregard for danger
wane
v. to decrease gradually
oust
v. to eject; to force out; eject