Unit 6 - Term Definition Abortive Failing to accomplish an...

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Term:AbortiveDefinition:Failing to accomplish an intended aimor purpose, only partially orimperfectly developed, miscarried,fruitlessTerm:BruitDefinition:To spread news, reports, orunsubstantiated rumors, noise abroad,blazonTerm:ContumeliousDefinition:Insolent or rude in speech orbehavior, insultingly abusive,humiliating, vituperative, excoriatingTerm:DictumDefinition:A short saying, an authoritativestatement, maxim, precept, aphorism,axiomTerm:EnsconceDefinition:To settle comfortably and firmly Inposition, to put or hide in a safe place,lodge, entrench
Term:IconoclasticDefinition:Attacking or seeking to overflowpopular traditional beliefs, ideas, orinstitutions, image braking, irreverent,hereticalTerm:In medias resDefinition:In or into the middle of a plot, into themiddle of thingsTerm:InternecineDefinition:Mutually destructive, characterized bygreat slaughter and bloodshed,murderous, savage, ruinousTerm:MaladroitDefinition:Lacking skill or dexterity, lacking tact,

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