Activity 4

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Activity 4
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  1. abjure
    • to
    • renounce under oath; to abandon forever; to abstain from
  2. blasphemous
    • cursing,
    • profane; extremely irreverent
  3. censorious
    • critical;
    • tending to blame and condemn
  4. constituent
    • component,
    • part; citizen, voter
  5. deride
    • to
    • laugh at contemptuously, to make fun of
  6. enjoin
    • to
    • direct or impose with urgent appeal, to order with emphasis; to forbid
  7. febrile
    • feverish,
    • marked by intense emotion or activity
  8. gauche
    • lacking
    • social refinement
  9. imprecation
    • a
    • curse
  10. interregnum
    • a
    • temporary halting of the usual operations of government or control
  11. milieu
    • the
    • physical or social setting in which something occurs or develops, environment
  12. obdurate
    • stubbornly
    • persistent, resistant to persuasion
  13. panegyric
    • elaborate
    • praise; formal hymn of praise
  14. pique
    • to
    • arouse anger or resentment in; provoke
  15. proliferate
    • to
    • grow by rapid production of new parts; increase in number
  16. saccharine
    • excessively
    • sweet or sentimental
  17. specious
    • having
    • the ring of truth but actually being untrue; deceptively attractive
  18. tawdry
    • gaudy,
    • cheap, showy
  19. uncanny
    • so
    • keen and perceptive as to seem supernatural, peculiarly unsettling
  20. wan
    • sickly
    • pale

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