Chapter 17 Vocabulary

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  1. abstemious
    sparing
  2. admonish
    to caution, to advise against
  3. amity
    friendship
  4. bastion
    a fortification, a stronghold
  5. callous
    hardened
  6. clemency
    leiency
  7. debunk
    to expose the falseness or hypocrisy of something
  8. diffuse
    to spread in all directions
  9. dupe
    to trick, to fool, to decieve
  10. exorcise
    to expel an evil spirit, to get rid of something
  11. finesse
    delicate skill
  12. humility
    the quality or state of being humble in spirit
  13. imperious
    extremely overbearing
  14. larceny
    the act of stealing another's property
  15. mirth
    gladness and merriment usually accompanied by laughter
  16. mollify
    to soothe or to appease, to assuage
  17. neologism
    a newly coined word or phrase; new use of a word
  18. orthodox
    conforming to established standars, conventional
  19. plight
    difficult or adverse situation
  20. repertoire
    a list of works of music or readings that are ready for preformance
  21. rupture
    to break apart, to burst
  22. solocious
    worried, concerned
  23. stolid
    showing little emotion
  24. tempestuous
    turbulent, stormy
  25. untenable
    not able to be defended

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