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Vocab Essay

  • Submitted by: samzuc
  • on February 27, 2014
  • Category: History
  • Length: 337 words

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Vocabulary List 7- “Good Words”

Atrocious- adjective, 
horrifyingly wicked.

Congenial- (of a person) pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one's own, adjective

Throng- noun, 
a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals. “He pushed his way through the throng to get through the concert line”

Summons- noun, A call by an authority to appear, come, or do something. “summoned (verb) to court”

Meditative- Adjective,   of, involving, or absorbed in meditation or considered thought. “Think of meditating, “Meditative techniques”

Accord- verb, give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition). “The powers accorded to the Speaker of the House.

Derision- noun, contemptuous ridicule or mockery. “My presentation was greeted with derision and insults.”

Variance- Noun, an amount of difference or change, think of math & Science observations

Repose- transitive verb, to lie at rest, think of Ms. K post surgery

Venerable- adj, old and respected : valued and respected because of old age, long use, etc.

Countenance- a person's expression, noun

Emblem- noun,   an object or picture used to suggest a thing that cannot be shown, a person or thing that represents an idea

Oratory- Noun, a place of prayer; especially :  a private or institutional chapel

Pathos- an emotion of sympathetic pity, noun

Iniquity- the quality of being unfair or evil, noun

Ostentatious- adjective, displaying wealth, knowledge, etc., in a way that is meant to attract attention, admiration, or envy

Profane- : to treat (a holy place or object) with great disrespect, verb “think of profanity”

Sagacious- adjective, : having or showing an ability to understand difficult ideas and situations and to make good decisions

Imbue- verb, to cause (someone or something) to be deeply affected by a feeling or to have a certain quality

Disposition- the usual attitude or mood of a person or animal, noun...

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