Vocab Unit 6

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  1. (adj) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
    Anomalous
  2. (n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or defaming
    Aspersion
  3. (adj) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
    Bizarre
  4. (v) to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
    Cajole
  5. (adj) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
    Brusque
  6. (v) to punish severely, to criticize severely
    Castigate
  7. (v) to plan with ingenuity, invent; to bring about as the result of a scheme or plan
    Contrive
  8. n) a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
    Demagouge
  9. (v) to free from deception or error, to set right in ideas or thinking
    Disabuse
  10. (n) weariness or dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest, boredom
    Ennui
  11. (n) a chain or shackle placed on the feet (often used in plural); anything that confines or restrains;
    (v) to chain or shackle; to render helpless or impotent
    Fetter
  12. (adj) very wicked, offensive, hateful
    Heinous
  13. (adj) not subject to change, constant
    Immutable
  14. (n) one who rebels or rises against authority;
    (adj) rising in revolt, refusing to accept authority; surging or rushing in on
    Insurgent
  15. (n) a delusion by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc., far in excess of reality
    Megalomania
  16. (n) a position requiring little or no work; an easy job
    Sinecure
  17.  (adj) stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud
    Surreptitious
  18. (v) to go beyond a limit or boundary; to sin, violate a law
    Transgress
  19. (v) to change from on nature, substance, or form to another
    Transmute
  20. (adj) performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another
    Vicarious

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