AMC W.O.D. Set 1

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AMC W.O.D. Set 1
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2012-09-19 19:08:47
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american cultures words of the day quiz set 1
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  1. v. to worsen or aggravate an already bad situation; to make something even more unpleasant or severe
    exacerbate
  2. adj. emerging; refers to the early stages of coming into existence
    nascent
  3. n. a violent, chaotic, or noisy commotion; an uproar. a psychological or emotional upheaval or agitation
    tumult
  4. adj. not put off or deterred by the prospect or even the likelihood of failure, loss, or defeat
    undaunted
  5. n. a long, overblown, angry speech, most often a criticism or denunciation. an extended outburst of harsh talk
    tirade
  6. adj. awe-inspiring beauty that seems heavenly. of the highest moral or spiritual values; lofty, splendid, complete
    sublime
  7. adj. strong and powerful (i.e. hercules). daunting, formidable, extremely difficult, requiring a great deal of strength, stamina, effort, or resources
    herculean
  8. n. a liking for something or someone. an unfair preference for one person or thing over another
    partiality
  9. adj. surreptitious, sly, stealthy and meant to escape detection
    furtive
  10. adj. lacking self-confidence. shy, unassertive, or with a low sense of self-worth. reserved or restrained
    diffident
  11. v. to make something right; to correct an error
    rectify
  12. adj. contemptuous, arrogant. disdainful and haughty; overbearingly proud
    supercilious
  13. adj. impenetrable to light, so images can't be seen through it. dull and without luster. obscure and unintelligible in meaning
    opaque
  14. v. to beat repeatedly with a heavy object. to bully or coerce into doing something against ther will.
    bludgeon
  15. n. something out of place because it is from a different period of time. a person, idea, or action that belongs to a different time in history. something or someone in the wrong historical or chronological setting
    anachronism

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