Vocab 13

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Vocab 13
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  1. Abjure
    • 1: to renounce upon oath
    • 2: to reject solemnly
  2. Belie
    to give a false impression of
  3. Conciliatory
    • 1: to gain (as goodwill) by pleasing acts
    • 2: to make compatible
  4. Disparage
    to lower in rank or reputation
  5. Expedite
    to execute promptly
  6. Futile
    • 1: serving no useful purpose
    • 2: completely ineffective
  7. Hubris
    exaggerated pride or self-confidence
  8. Gauche
    lacking social experience or grace
  9. Lethargy
    abnormal drowsiness
  10. Inculcate
    to teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
  11. Kinetic
    of or relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces and energy associated therewith
  12. Metamorphosis
    • 1: change of physical form, structure, or substance especially by supernatural means
    • 2: a striking alteration in appearance, character, or circumstances
  13. Obsequious
    marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness
  14. Precipitous
    • 1: precipitate
    • 2: very steep, perpendicular, or overhanging in rise or fall
  15. Suffragist
    one who advocates extension of suffrage especially to women

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