Vocab Ch. 15

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Vocab Ch. 15
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Unit 15
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  1. Adumbrate
    To disclose partially
  2. Apotheosis
    A glorified ideal
  3. Ascetic
    Strict religious self-discipline
  4. Bauble
    A small showy ornament of little value
  5. Beguile
    To mislead
  6. Burgeon
    To develop rapidly
  7. Complement
    to complete
  8. Contumacious
    openly rebellious
  9. Curmudgeon
    A grouch
  10. didactic
    Intended to instruct morally
  11. Disingenuous
    Lacking in sincerity
  12. Exculpate
    To clear of blame
  13. faux pas
    A social blunder
  14. Fulminate
    To explode
  15. Fustian
    Inflated language
  16. Hauteur
    Attitude
  17. Inhibit
    To prohibit
  18. jeremiad
    Any tale of woe
  19. Opportunist
    One who takes advantage of circumstances for their own self interest
  20. Unconscionable
    Immoderate

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