lit vocab for final

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  1. Shapless, formless, uncstructured, nebulous, inchoate
    amorphous 
  2. the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
    approbation 
  3. That which surrounds, the distinctive air or personal quality, ambience
    aura
  4. without adornment or luxury
    austere 
  5. self-government, political control
    autonomy 
  6. resembling a cow or oz; sluggish, unresponsive
    bovine
  7. coarse, unfeeling; stupid
    crass
  8. to confuse; to disturb the composure of
    disconcert 
  9. grand in an impressive or stately way, marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
    grandiose 
  10. a gap, opening, break (in the sense of having an element missing)
    hiatus 
  11. weariness of body or mind, lack of energy; Syn: fatigue, lethargy, torpor, languor; Ant: energy, vitality, animation, liveliness
    lassitude 
  12. faithlessness, treachery
    perfidy 
  13. to spread through, penetrate, soak though
    permeate 
  14. to review a series of facts, to sum up
    recapitulate 
  15. strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; (n) a brave, stong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
    stalwart 
  16. to encourage, assist, aid
    abet
  17. to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject)
    broach
  18. a loud ringing sound
    clangor 
  19. likely but not certain to happen, possible
    contingent 
  20. an eager desire for something
    cupidity 
  21. rambling, roving, nomadic
    discursive 
  22. puzzling, perplexing, inexplicable
    enigmatic 
  23. to captivate; to enslave
    enthrall 
  24. to promote trouble or rebellion
    foment 
  25. awkward, lacking in social graces
    gauche 
  26. implied or understood though unexpressed
    implicit 
  27. excessively and objectionably sentimental
    mawkish 
  28. to soften, make gentle, pacify
    mollify
  29. showing great variety
    motley 
  30. making a show of virtue or righteousness
    sanctimonious 
  31. sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant
    scintillating 
  32. to beg earnestly and humbly
    supplicate 
  33. swollen, bloated, filled to excess
    turgid 

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