Brit lit vocabulary .txt

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Brit lit vocabulary .txt
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Brit lit Vocabulary
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  1. Burgeon
    To grow quickly
  2. Deleterious
    Injurious to health
  3. Euphemism
    The substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, it blunt.
  4. Hypocritical
    • Having virtues, beliefs or principles
    • that one does not possess
  5. Lethargic
    Of or pertaining to
  6. Ogle
    To eye look or stare at
  7. Postulate
    To ask, demand, or claim
  8. Robust
    Strong, healthy, hardy
  9. Tractable
    Easily managed or controlled
  10. Alchemy
    A form of chemistry and speculative philosophy practiced in the middle ages.
  11. Burnish
    To Polish by friction
  12. Deliberate
    carefully weighed or considered
  13. Euphony
    Pleasing effect to the ear
  14. Iconoclast
    A person who attacks cherished belifs
  15. Levity
    lack of appropriate seriousness or earnestness
  16. Olfactory
    Of or pertaining to the sense of smell
  17. Potable
    Fit of suitable for drinking
  18. Rotund
    Round in shape
  19. Tranquil
    Free from commotion or tumult; peaceful

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