Lesson 22 Vocabulary

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  1. approbation
    official approval, praise, commendation
  2. assent
    to agree or to concur; to give in, to yield; agreement
  3. boorish
    rude or insensitive; ill-mannered
  4. circumlocution
    talking around the subject
  5. copious
    abundant
  6. delineation
    an out line, depiction, portrayal
  7. dissemble
    to disquise, to pretend
  8. emulate
    to try to equal or to be like (usually through imitation)
  9. fickle
    likely to change, capricious
  10. gravity
    seriousness, importance
  11. homely
    plain or unattractive in appearance
  12. indigence
    poverty
  13. jingoist
    an extreme patriot, usually calls for a belligerent foreign policy
  14. migratory
    moving from place to place, wandering, transient
  15. obfuscating
    confusing, making unclear
  16. proclivity
    inclination, tendency
  17. prostration
    a stretching out due to lacking vitality and being completly overcome
  18. recalcitrant
    very stubborn, refusing to obey, unruly
  19. resolute
    characterized by a decided purpose
  20. sectarian
    a member of a sect that is a faction with extreme beliefs
  21. stalwart
    one who supports a cause with frim partisanship
  22. tacit
    understood, silent, not spoken, implicit
  23. transcended
    surpassed, exceeded
  24. virtuous
    having excellent morals; righteous
  25. whets
    stimulates, sharpens

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