APUSH vocab 3

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APUSH vocab 3
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  1. 1. Adulation: (ad-yew-LAY-shun) n.
    flattery: admiration
  2. 2. Austere: (os-TEER) adj.
    forbiddingly stern; severely simple
  3. 3. Conviction: (kun-VIK-shun) n.
    judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
  4. 4. Disdain: (dis-DAYN) v.
    view with scorn or contempt
  5. 5. Emulate: (EHM-eu-layt) v.
    imitate; rival
  6. 6. Fanaticism: (fuh-NAT-uh-si-zuhm) n.
    excessive zeal; extreme devotion
  7. 7. Implication: (im-pleh-KAY-shun) n.
    something hinted at or suggested
  8. 8. Innocuous: (in-NAHK-EU-us) adj.
    harmless
  9. 9. Mitigate: (MI-ti-gayt) v.
    appease; moderate
  10. 10.Ponderous: (PAHN-der-us) adj.
    weighty; unwieldy; cumbersome; heavy
  11. 11.Renounce: (re-NOWNS) v.
    abandon; disown; repudiate
  12. 12.Superfluous: (suh-PER-floo-us) adj.
    unnecessary; excessive; overabundant.
  13. 13. Efficacy: (ef-i-kuh-see)n.
    capacity for producing a desired result or effect; effectiveness
  14. 14.Expostulation (ik-spos-chuh-ley-shuhn) n.
    earnest and kindly protest
  15. 15. Infamy (in-fuh-mee)n.
    extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act

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