unit 6 vocab

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  1. abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
    anomalous 
  2. a damaging or derogatory statement; the acct of slandering or defaming
    aspersion 
  3. extremely strange, unusual, atypical
    bizzare
  4. abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
    brusque 
  5. to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
    cajole
  6. to punish severely; to criticize severely
    castigate
  7. to plan with ingenuity, invent; to bring about as the result of a scheme or plan
    contrive
  8. a leader who exploits popular prejudices an false claims and promises in order to gain power
    demagogue 
  9. to free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking
    disabuse
  10. weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest, boredom
    ennui 
  11. a chain or shackle placed on the feet (often used in plural); anything that confines or restrains;
    fetter
  12. very wicked, offensive, hateful
    heinous 
  13. not subject to change, constant
    immutable 
  14. one who revels or rises against authority
    insurgent
  15. a delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc., far in excess of reality
    megalomania 
  16. a position requiring little or no work; an easy job
    sinecure
  17. stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud
    surreptitious 
  18.  to go beyond a limit or boundary; to sin, violate a law
    transgress 
  19. to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
    transmute
  20. performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another
    vicarious 

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