Vocab #8

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Vocab #8
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HAmLit vocab week 8
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  1. ambivalence
    simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings toward an object, person, or action
  2. brevity
    concise and exact use of words in writing or speech
  3. daunt
    make someone feel intimidated or apprehensive
  4. dissonance
    lack of agreement or harmony
  5. esoteric
    requiring or exhibiting knowledge that is restricted to a small group
  6. gravity
    extreme or alarming importance; seriousness
  7. incite
    encourage or stir up
  8. irresolute
    showing or feeling hesitancy; uncertain
  9. obdurate
    stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion or course of action
  10. profane
    to treat something sacred with abuse, irreverence, or contempt
  11. satirical
    the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing,denouncing, or deriding vice or folly
  12. turbulence
     great commotion or agitation, typically in the movement of air of water

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