Lit Vocab 4

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Lit Vocab 4
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  1. autonomy
    n. independence, self-gov't
  2. aversion
    n. storng or fixed dislike; antipathy
  3. belittle
    v. to make something seem less important
  4. bequeath
    v. to leave money or property by a will; to pass along
  5. bizarre
    adj. strickingly odd in apperance or stlye; grotesque
  6. blithe
    adj. happy and cheerful; gay
  7. bombastic
    adj. high-sounding; marked by use of language without much real meaning
  8. buffoon
    n. a clown; someone who amuses with tricks and jokes
  9. cache
    n. hiding place; something hidden in a hiding place
  10. cacophony
    n. discord; harsh sound
  11. fortuitous
    by chance
  12. myriad
    many, several
  13. furtive
    sly, steathly
  14. mellifluous
    smooth sound
  15. importunity
    to pester with requests
  16. largess
    gifts
  17. usurp
    sieze, takeover
  18. dissimulate
    to disquise under false appearacne
  19. sycophant
    self seeking satisfier, flatter
  20. enigma
    mystery
  21. clandestine
    secrative
  22. paucity
    lack of, shortage
  23. exonerated
    free from charge
  24. excoriated
    critized, attacked
  25. modicum
    small amount of

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