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Plaudit
Terms Definitions
Overweening
Arrogant
Plaudit
Applause
Ingress
Entrance
Impolitic
Unwise
Libinous
Lustful
Ersatz
Fake
Escheat
Property
Bevy
Group
Churlish
Rude
Perabulate
Walk about
Pertinacious
Persistent, stubborn
Malefactor
Evil-doer; culprit
Immure
To imprison
Incursion
Sudden invasion
Lugubrious
Sorrowful, mournful
Enconium
Warm praise
Excoriate
To denounce
Apace
Done quickly
Abash
To embarrass
Obsequious
Overly submissive, brownnosing
Occlude
To shut, block
Ignominious
Disgraceful and dihonorable
Incarnadine
Blood-red in color
Gauche
Crude, socially awkward
Euphony
Pleasant, harmonious sound
Fecund
Fertile, fruitful, productive
Congenital
Existing since birth
Artless
Open and honest
Coquette
Woman who flirts
Picayune
Petty, of little value
Presentiment
Premonition; sense of foreboding
Overture
Musical introduction, proposal, offer
Missive
A note or letter
Monolith
Large block of stone
Hackneyed
Worn out by over-use
Eddy
Air or wind current
Belligerent
Hostile, tending to fight
Carom
To strike and rebound
Compendious
Summarizing completely and briefly
Chary
Watchful, cautious, extremely shy
Arrogate
To demand, claim arrogantly
Palliate
To make less serious, ease
Misnomer
An incorrent name or designation
Jingoism
Beligerant support of one's country
Imbue
To infuse; dye; wet, moisten
Effluvia
Outpouring of gases or vapors
Eurythmics
Art of harmonious bodily movement
Forensics
Study of argumentation and debate
Epigram
Short, witty poem or saying
Aspersion
False rumor, damaging report, slander
Becloud
To confuse; darken with clouds
Adjunct
Something added, attached or joined
Balk
(v) to refuse, shirk; prevent
Nascent
Starting to develop, coming into existence
Pall (v)
To lose strength or interest
Manifold
Diverse, varied; comprised of many parts
Livid
Discoloured from a bruise; reddened with anger
Epatiate
To wander, to discuss at length
Egress
To leave or make an exit
Grandiloquence
Pompous talk, Fancy but meaningless language
Anodyne
Something that calms or soothes pain
Attenuate
To make thin or slender; weaken
Phalanx
Massed group of soldiers, people or things
Ingratiate
To bring oneself purposely into one's good graces
Endogamous
Marrying within a specific group due to law or custom
Cognomen
Family name; any name, especially a nickname
Jibe
To shift suddenly from one side to another
Diffract
To cause to separate into parts, esp light
Aerie
Nook or nest built high in the air
Ply (v)
To use diligently; to engage; to join together
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