World Lit Unit 16

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  1. 1. linguistics
    (n.): the scientific study of the structure, sounds, and meaning of language
  2. (n.): the scientific study of the structure, sounds, and meaning of language
    1. linguistics
  3. 2. pique
    (v.): to cause resentment; to provoke
  4. (v.): to cause resentment; to provoke
    2. pique
  5. 3. plebian
    (n./adj.): n. a commoner; one from the lower class; adj. common or vulgar
  6. (n./adj.): n. a commoner; one from the lower class; adj. common or vulgar
    3. plebian
  7. 4. precocious
    (adj.): showing early development, especially mental
  8. (adj.): showing early development, especially mental
    4. precocious
  9. 5. predatory
    (adj.): inclined to prey on others
  10. (adj.): inclined to prey on others
    5. predatory
  11. 6. prowess
    (n.): superior skill or ability
  12. (n.): superior skill or ability
    6. prowess
  13. 7. pugnacious
    (adj.): eager and ready to fight; quarrelsome
  14. (adj.): eager and ready to fight; quarrelsome
    7. pugnacious
  15. 8. purloin
    (v.): to steal
  16. (v.): to steal
    8. purloin
  17. 9. pusillanimous
    (adj.): cowardly; fearful
  18. (adj.): cowardly; fearful
    9. pusillanimous
  19. 10. quell
    (v.): to put an end to; to allay or quiet
  20. (v.): to put an end to; to allay or quiet
    10. quell
  21. 11. quixotic
    (adj.): very idealistic; impractical; caught up in romantic notions
  22. (adj.): very idealistic; impractical; caught up in romantic notions
    11. quixotic
  23. 12. rabble
    (n.): a disorderly crowd; a mob
  24. (n.): a disorderly crowd; a mob
    12. rabble
  25. 13. rabid
    (adj.): raging; fanatical
  26. (adj.): raging; fanatical
    13. rabid
  27. 14. raconteur
    (n.): a person skilled at telling stories
  28. (n.): a person skilled at telling stories
    14. raconteur
  29. 15. vindictive
    (adj.): seeking revenge; bearing a grudge
  30. (adj.): seeking revenge; bearing a grudge
    15. vindictive

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