English 4 Final Semester 1

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  1. (adj)
    of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful; pleasing in appearance.
    Aesthetic
  2. noun
    ridicule; mockery: and object of ridicule
    The inept performance elicited ______ from the audience.
    Derision
  3. noun
    A perso who fights with the fists; a boxer, usually a professional.
    Pugilist
  4. noun
    place; stead
    Lieu
  5. conjuction
    altough; even if.
    A peaceful, ________brief retirement.
    Albeit
  6. adjective
    holding an indicated position, role, office, etc.
    Incumbent
  7. verb
    to show activity, movement, or life; grow or spread gradually; germinate.
    Percolating
  8. verb
    1. to cause to be puzzled or bewildered over what is not understood or certain; confuse mentally
    2. to make complicated or confused, as a matter or question.
    Perplex
  9. to stop developing, growing, progressing or advancing.
    Stagnate
  10. lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory.
    Ephemeral
  11. clear, having only one possible meaning or interpretation.
    Unequivocal
  12. To struggle with stumbling or plunging movements
    Flounder
  13. Noun
    Apprehension: fear or uneasiness about the future or a future event.
    Trembling: an involuntary trembling.
    Trepidation
  14. Adjective
    Profitable; producing profit or wealth.
    Lucrative
  15. noun
    Woman's hat; a woman's or girl's close fitting hat with a very narrow brim
    Cloche
  16. Noun
    1. Sign of social unacceptability: the shame or disgrace attached to something regarded as socially unacceptable.
    2. botany plant part
    3. medicine mark on skin
    4. spot on butterfly
    Stigma
  17. Displayed in a fixed arrangement of such a set
    Paradigms
  18. 1. a state of inactivity or stagnation, as in business or art.
    2. a belt of calms and light baffling winds north of the equator
    Doldrums
  19. of or pertaining to a condition present at birth, whether inherited or caused by the environment, especially in the uterine environment.
    Congenital
  20. Extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, impulsive and often rashly unpredictable.
    Quixotic
  21. the mass of eggs, or spawn, within the ovarian membrane of the female fish
    Roe
  22. A high point of land or rock projecting into the sea or other water beyond the line of coast; a headland.
    Promontory
  23. an official mark or stamp indicating a standard of purity, used in marking gold and silver articles.
    Hallmark

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