English Ch 9

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  1. Alacrity
    (n) a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action
  2. alleviate
    (v) to relieve, make more bearable
  3. antithesis
    (n) the direct opposite; a direct contrast
  4. Appall
    (v) to fill with dismay or horror
  5. Bellicose
    (adj) warlike in manner or temperament; quarrelsome
  6. Disparage
    (v) to belittle, speak slightly of; to undervalue
  7. Dissonant
    (adj) not in harmony; disagreeing, at odds
  8. Droll
    (adj) amusingly odd
  9. Edict
    (n) an order issued by someone in authority
  10. Eludicate
    (v) to clarify, explain
  11. Laud
    (v) to praise
  12. Loll
    (v) to act in a lazy manner; to lounge, recline, droop
  13. Loquacious
    (adj) talkative, wordy, fond of talking
  14. Magnanimous
    (adj) generous in forgiving, above small meanness
  15. Phlegmatic
    (adj) slow moving

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