vocab 32.

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  1. hypothecate
    • verb: to pledge as security 
    • hypo-under 
    • pledge(deny) 
  2. heterodox
    • adj: unorthodox 
    • hetero-different
    • dox-opinion
    • unconventional(typical;ordinary) 
  3. paterfamilias
    • noun: male head of family 
    • pater-father 
    • patriarch(matriarch)
  4. putative 
    • adj: thought-to-be 
    • put-think 
    • supposed, assumed(factual) 
  5. aver 
    • verb: to affirm or declare 
    • a(d)-to 
    • ver-true
    • proclaim(deny)
  6. megaton
    • noun: a force of a millions tons of dynamite 
    • mega-large 
  7. sangfroid 
    • noun: cold-blooded composure 
    • sangui-blood 
    • froid-cold 
    • coolness; levelheadedness(anxiety;panic)  
  8. alter ego
    • noun: second self 
    • alter-other 
    • ego-i 
    • counterpart, bosom buddy(enemy) 
  9. altercation
    • noun: heated dispute 
    • alter-other 
    • tion-act or state 
    • brawl, argument,(harmony, peace)
  10. contravene 
    • verb: go against, contradict 
    • contra-against 
    • ven-come 
    • abjure, combat, impugn,reject(agree, endorse) 
  11. confluence 
    • verb: a flowing together 
    • con-together 
    • flu-flow
    • junction,union,assembly(split, divergence) 
  12. soliloquy 
    • noun: speech to oneself
    • sol-alone
    • loqu-talk 
    • monologue(dialogue) 
  13. mollify 
    • verb- to make soft 
    • moll-soft 
    • fy-make 
    • pacify, abate, soothe,reduce,tone down(enrage) 
  14. gregarious 
    • adj:sociable 
    • greg-group
    • ous-full of 
    • friendly, extroverted (reserved, unsociable) 
  15. circumlocution
    • noun:talking in circles 
    • circum-around 
    • loqu-talk 
    • tion-act or state 
    • wordiness, discursiveness(brevity)

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