Chapter 11 Lv H

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Chapter 11 Lv H
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Words and definitions for Chapter 11 Level F in the Sadlier-oxford vocabulary book
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  1. Apostate
    (n.) A person who forsakes their religion, cause, party, etc.; (adj.) Not faithful to a religion, party or cause
  2. Bravado
    (n.) a real or pretended show of courage or boldness
  3. Consensus
    (n.) A collective unanimous opinion of a number of persons
  4. Constrict
    (v.) To bind
  5. Dichotomy
    (n.) Division into two usually contradictory parts or opinions
  6. Effusive
    (adj.) Unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression; gushy
  7. Euphoria
    (n.) A feeling of great happiness or well-being
  8. Gothic
    (adj.) Of or relating to the Middle Ages; medieval
  9. Impasse
    (n.) A situation that is so difficult that no progress can be made; a deadlock or a stalemate
  10. Lugubrious
    (adj.) Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree
  11. Metamorphosis
    (n.) A passing from one form or shape into another
  12. Mystique
    (n.) An aura of heightened value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing
  13. Non Sequitur
    (n.) A statement that does not follow logically from what preceded it
  14. Parlous
    (adj.) Risky; dangerous
  15. Punctilio
    (n.) A fine point of etiquette
  16. Quagmire
    (n.) A difficult or precarious situation; a predicament
  17. Quixotic
    (adj.) foolishly impractical; also, capricious; impulsive
  18. Raconteur
    (n.) One who tells stories and anecdotes with skill and wit
  19. Sine Qua Non
    (n.) An essential element or condition
  20. Vendetta
    (n.) A bitter, destructive feud

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