Vocab 1

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  1. Jingoist
    Extreme nationalism characterized especially by a belligerent foreign policy, enjoys war like policy
  2. Lothario
    a man who obsessively seduces amd decieves women
  3. Maverick
    A person pursuing rebellious, even potentially disruptive policies
  4. Nemesis
    Something that a person cannot conquer, achieve, etc
  5. Philanderer
    to make love with a woman one cannot or will not marry; carry on flirtations.
  6. Philippic
    ANy bitter verbal attack
  7. Procrustean
    Tending to produce conformity by violent of arbutary means
  8. Protean
    Versatile, changable in shape or form, able to play many kinds of roles
  9. Pyrric
    A victory that is expecially costly
  10. Quixotic
    Impulsive and often rashly unpredictable, idealistic, romantic
  11. Saturnine
    Sluggish in temperament; gloomy
  12. Solecism
    A breach of good manners or ettiquette
  13. Spoonerism
    the transposition of initial sounds of word, usually by accident
  14. Sybarite
    A person devoted to luxury and pleasure
  15. Tardry
    Showy and cheap
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Vocab 1
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