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Sept. 6 1. antithesis – the direct opposite. 2. assiduously – marked by careful unremitting attention or persistent application. 3. benevolent – marked by or disposed to doing good. 4. bipartisan – of, relating to, or involving members of two parties. 5. capricious – governed or characterized by caprice, impulsive, unpredictable. 6. celerity – rapidity of motion or action; agility. 7. conciliatory – tending to conciliate, appease. 8. egregious – conspicuously bad. 9. entreaty – plea, earnest request. 10. extol – to praise highly, to glorify. 11. grail – a ceremonial cup. 12. foreshadows what is to come, precursor, forerunner. 13. lament – to express sorrow, mourning, or regret for often demonstratively, to mourn. 14. palliative – action that treats the symptoms rather than the source problem. 15. partisan – a firm adherent to a party, faction, cause, or person; especially : one exhibiting blind, prejudiced, and unreasoning allegiance. 16. pillorying – exposing to public contempt, ridicule, or scorn. 17. tort – (legal) a wrongful act other than a breach of contract for which relief may be obtained in the form of damages or an injunction. 18. unexpurgated –(of a piece of writing) not censored by having allegedly offensive passages removed, full, unabridged. 19. zeitgeist – the spirit of the times. 20. contrarian taking a contrary position or attitude, disagreeable, negative. Sept. 13 1. befog – confuse. 2. chaperone – to escort. 3. debacle – a great disaster or a complete failure. 4. empathy – the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner; also : the capacity for this. 5. epinephrine – adrenaline. 6. euphoria – a feeling of well-being or elation. 7. expletive – an exclamatory word or phrase; especially : one that is obscene or profane. 8. exuberant – extreme or excessive in degree, size, or extent, unrestrained. 9. flinty – resembling flint, stern, unyielding. 10. flounder – to struggle to move or obtain footing : thrash about wildly. 11. formative – giving or capable of giving form. 12. gerund – the English verbal noun ending
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