Vocab List #5

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Mrs. Wheeler's 5th Vocab List in Advance Composition.
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  1. 1. Adj: presumptuously, obtusely, and often noisily self-assertive
    Bumptious: Adj
  2. 1. Verb: to call upon officially or authoritatively to appear (as before a court)
    Cite: Verb
  3. 2. Verb: to quote by way of example, authority, or proof
    Cite: Verb
  4. 3. Verb: to refer to (esp. to mention formally in commendation or praise); to name in a citation
    Cite: Verb
  5. 1. Adj: being in agreement or harmony: free from elements making for discord
    Consonant: (Adj. and Noun)
  6. 1. Noun: lack of agreement or harmonity (as between persons, things, or ideas); active quarreling or conflict resulting from discord among persons or factions
    Discord: Noun
  7. 2. Noun: something invariable or unchanging as: a number that has a fixed value in a given situation or universally or that is characteristic of an instrument or substance; a number that is assumed not to change value in a given mathematical discussion; a term in logic with a fixed designation
    Consonant: (Noun)
  8. 1. Verb: to utter taunting words; to deride or tease with taunting words
    Gibe: Verb
  9. 1. Noun: a quick and witty reply; a succession or interchange of clever retorts; amusing and usu. light sparring with words
    Repartee: Noun
  10. 2. Noun: adroitness and cleverness in reply
    Repartee: Noun
  11. 1. Adj: excerpt or nimble in the use of the hands or body
    Adroitness: Adj
  12. 2. Adj: cleverly skillful, resourceful, or ingenious
    Adroitness: Adj
  13. 3. Noun: skill in making such replies
    Repartee: Noun
  14. 1. Noun: the elements or first principles of a subject; a mere beginning, first slight appearance, or underdeveloped or imperfect form of something
    Rudiment: Noun
  15. 2. Noun: an organ or part incompletely developed in size or structure, as one in an embryonic stage, one arrested in growth, or one with no functional activity, as a vestige
    Rudiment: Noun
  16. 1. Noun: authoritative permission or approval, as for an action
    Sanction: (Noun and Verb)
  17. 2. Noun: something that serves to support an action, condition, etc.
    Sanction: (Noun and Verb)
  18. 3. Noun: something gives binding force, as an oath, rule of conduct, etc.
    Sanction: (Noun and Verb)
  19. 4. Noun: a provision of law enacting a penalty for disobedience or a reward for disobience
    Sanction: (Noun and Verb)
  20. 5. Noun: action by one or more states toward another state calculated to force it to comply with legal obligations
    Sanction: (Noun and Verb)
  21. 6. Verb: to authorize, approve, or allow
    Sanction: (Noun and Verb)
  22. 7. Verb: to ratify or confirm
    Sanction: (Noun and Verb)
  23. 8. Verb: to impose a sanction on; penalize, especially by way of discipline
    Sanction: (Noun and Verb)
  24. 1. Verb: to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit
    Satiate: Verb
  25. 2. Verb: to satisfy to the full; state
    Satiate: Verb
  26. 1. Adj: serving or acting in a subordinate capacity; subordinate
    Subservient: Adj
  27. 2. Adj: servile; excessively submissive; obsequious
    Subservient: Adj
  28. 1. Adj: slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning
    Servile: Adj
  29. 2. Adj: characteristic of, proper to, or customary for slaves; abject
    Servile: Adj
  30. 3. Adj: yielding slavishly; truckling
    Servile: Adj
  31. 4. Adj: extremely imitative, especially in the arts; lacking in originality
    Servile: Adj
  32. 5. Adj: being in slavery; oppressed
    Servile: Adj
  33. 3. Adj: useful in promoting a purpose or end
    Subservient: Adj
  34. 1. Adj: lively; animated; gay
    Vivacious: Adj
  35. 1. Adj: pleasing in appearance; attractive; fair
    Comely: Adj
  36. 2. Adj: proper; seemly; becoming
    Comely: Adj
  37. 1. Noun: the act or process of falling into an inferior condition or state; deterioration; decay
    Decadence: Noun
  38. 2. Noun: moral degeneration or decay; turpitude
    Decadence: Noun
  39. 3. Noun: unrestrained or excessive self-indulgence
    Decadence: Noun
  40. 4. Noun: the decadent movement in literature
    Decadence: Noun
  41. 1. Noun: vile, shameful, or base character; depravity
    Turpitude: Noun
  42. 2. Noun: a vile or depraved act
    Turpitude: Noun
  43. 1. Adj: containing error; mistaken; incorrect; wrong
    Erroneous: Adj
  44. 2. Adj: straying from what is moral, decent, proper, etc.
    Erroneous: Adj
  45. 1. Verb: to praise or display conspicuously, defiantly, or boldly
    Flaunt: (Verb and Noun)
  46. 2. Verb: to wave conspicuously in the air
    Flaunt: (Verb and Noun)
  47. 3. Verb: to parade or display ostentatiously
    Flaunt: (Verb and Noun)
  48. 4. Verb: to ignore or treat with disdain
    Flaunt: (Verb and Noun)
  49. 5. Noun: the act of flaunting
    Flaunt: (Verb and Noun)
  50. 6. Noun: something flaunted
    Flaunt: (Verb and Noun)
  51. 1. Adj: excessively or meticulously critical; overcritical
    Hypercritical: Adj
  52. 1. Adj: easily provoked to anger; very irritable
    Irascible: Adj
  53. 2. Adj: characterized or produced by anger
    Irascible: Adj
  54. 1. Adj: depraved, villainous, or base
    Miscreant: (Adj and Noun)
  55. 2. Adj: holding a false or unorthodox religious belief; heretical
    Miscreant: (Adj and Noun)
  56. 3. Noun: a vicious or depraved person; villain
    Miscreant: (Adj and Noun)
  57. 4. Noun: a heretic or infidel
    Miscreant: (Adj and Noun)
  58. 1. Adj: characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others
    Ostentatious: Adj
  59. 2. Adj: (of actions, manner, qualities exhibited, etc.) intended to attract notice
    Ostentatious: Adj
  60. 1. Adj: characterized by assumption of dignity or importance, especially when exaggerated or undeserved
    Pretentious: Adj
  61. 2. Adj: making an exaggerated and outward show; ostentatious
    Pretentious: Adj
  62. 3. Adj: full of pretense or pretension
    Pretentious: Adj
  63. 1. Noun: a process, now often replaced by more advanced methods, for making metal printing plates by taking a mold of composed type or the like in papier-mâché or other material and then taking from this mold a cast in type metal
    Stereotype: (Noun and Verb)
  64. 2. Noun: a plate made by this process
    Stereotype: (Noun and Verb)
  65. 3. Noun: a set form; convention
    Stereotype: (Noun and Verb)
  66. 4. Noun: a simplified and standardized conception or image invested with special meaning and held in common by members of a group
    Stereotype: (Noun and Verb)
  67. 5. Verb: to make a stereotype of
    Stereotype: (Noun and Verb)
  68. 6. Verb: to characterize or regard as a stereotype
    Stereotype: (Noun and Verb)
  69. 7. Verb: to give a fixed form to
    Stereotype: (Noun and Verb)

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