apush vocab #8

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apush vocab #8
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  1. ambivalence: (am-BIV-uh-lehns)
    adj. 
     
    The state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes.
  2. brevity:
    (BREHV-i-tee) v.   
    conciseness
  3. daunt: (DAHNT) adj. 
      
    intimidate; frighten
  4. dissonance:  (DIS-suh-nuhns) v. 
     discord
  5. esoteric:  (ehs-oh-TEHR-ik)  adj.  
     hard to understand; known only to the 

          chosen few
  6. gravity:  (GRA-vi-tee) 
    adj. 
      seriousness
  7. incite:
    (in-SAIT)  n. 
      arouse to action
  8. irresolute:  (eer-REHS-oh-loot)  adj.   
    uncertain how to act; weak
  9. obdurate:  (OB-doo-reht) 
    v. 
      stubborn
  10. profane:  (proh-FAYN) n.
    •  violate; desecrate; treat
    • unworthily
  11. satirical:  (sa-TEER-i-kul)  adj. 
      mocking
  12. turbulence:  (TUR-byoo-lehns)  n.  
     state of violent agitation

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