World Lit Unit 12

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World Lit Unit 12
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  1. 1. altercation
    (n.): a heated argument
  2. (n.): a heated argument
    1. altercation
  3. 2. audacity
    (n.): rude boldness; nerve
  4. (n.): rude boldness; nerve
    2. audacity
  5. 3. evince
    (v.): to demonstrate clearly; to prove
  6. (v.): to demonstrate clearly; to prove
    3. evince
  7. 4. exhort
    (v.): to urge on with stirring words
  8. (v.): to urge on with stirring words
    4. exhort
  9. 5. expedient
    (adj.): practical; providing an immediate advantage (especially when serving one’s self-interest)
  10. (adj.): practical; providing an immediate advantage (especially when serving one’s self-interest)
    5. expedient
  11. 6. galvanize
    (v.): to startle into sudden activity
  12. (v.): to startle into sudden activity
    6. galvanize
  13. 7. hue
    (n.): a particular shade of a given color
  14. (n.): a particular shade of a given color
    7. hue
  15. 8. hyperbole
    (n.): extreme exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally
  16. (n.): extreme exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally
    8. hyperbole
  17. 9. implacable
    (adj.): unable to be appeased or pacified
  18. (adj.): unable to be appeased or pacified
    9. implacable
  19. 10. incarcerate
    (v.): to put into prison; to confine
  20. (v.): to put into prison; to confine
    10. incarcerate
  21. 11. incisive
    (adj.): sharp; keen; cutting straight to the heart of the matter
  22. (adj.): sharp; keen; cutting straight to the heart of the matter
    11. incisive
  23. 12. lexicon
    (n.): a dictionary; a specialized vocabulary used in a particular field or place
  24. (n.): a dictionary; a specialized vocabulary used in a particular field or place
    12. lexicon
  25. 13. ominous
    (adj.): threatening; foreboding evil
  26. (adj.): threatening; foreboding evil
    13. ominous
  27. 14. pertinent
    • (adj.): having to do with the subject at hand;
    • relevant
  28. (adj.): having to do with the subject at hand;
    • relevant
    • 14. pertinent
  29. 15. sanction
    (n.): permission; support
  30. (n.): permission; support
    15. sanction

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