APUSH Vocab 5

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APUSH Vocab 5
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  1. Advocate
    (n.):
    supporter; promoter; activist
  2. Sycophant (n.):
    flatterer; yes-man
  3. Beguile (v.):
    • to deceive; to mislead; to pass
    • (time) pleasantly
  4. Reticence(n.):
    • reserve; inclination to
    • silence; uncommunicativeness
  5. Cryptic(adj.):
    mysterious; hidden; secret
  6. Preclude
    (v.):
    to make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
  7. Disparage (v.):
    to belittle; to put down
  8. Mundane (adj.):
    • worldly as opposed to
    • spiritual; everyday; ordinary
  9. Engender (v.):
    produce; cause; stimulate
  10. Instigate
    (v.):
    urge; stir; provoke
  11. Fervor (n.):
    • intensity of feeling; passion;
    • dedication; enthusiasm; ardor
  12. Impecunious (adj.):
    mpoverished; without money
  13. martyrdom
    (n.)
    • the condition,
    • sufferings, or death of a martyr
  14. repugnance
    (n.)
    • strong distaste,
    • aversion, or objection; antipathy
  15. insidious (adj.)
    • intended to entrap or
    • beguile

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