World Lit Unit 28

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World Lit Unit 28
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  1. adroit
    (adj): skillsful; clever
  2. (adj): skillsful; clever
    adroit
  3. affectation
    (n): a phony attitude; pose
  4. (n): a phony attitude; pose
    affectation
  5. bovine
    (adj): pertaining to cows or cattle
  6. (adj): pertaining to cows or cattle
    bovine
  7. callow
    (adj): young and inexperienced
  8. (adj): young and inexperienced
    callow
  9. dichotomy
    (n): a division into two parts
  10. (n): a division into two parts
    dichotomy
  11. fatuous
    (adj): foolish; inane
  12. (adj): foolish; inane
    fatuous
  13. ferret
    (v): to search or drive out
  14. (v): to search or drive out
    ferret
  15. knell
    (n): a sound made by a bell, often rung slowly for a death or funeral
  16. (n): a sound made by a bell, often rung slowly for a death or funeral
    knell
  17. laconic
    (adj): using few words; short; concise
  18. (adj): using few words; short; concise
    laconic
  19. macroscopic
    (adj): visible to the naked eye
  20. (adj): visible to the naked eye
    macroscopic
  21. patent
    (adj): evident or obvious
  22. (adj): evident or obvious
    patent
  23. peccadillo
    (n): a minor offense
  24. (n): a minor offense
    peccadillo
  25. quiddity
    (n): an essential quality
  26. (n): an essential quality
    quiddity
  27. rationalize
    (v): to make and excuse for
  28. (v): to make and excuse for
    rationalize
  29. sagacious
    (adj): wise; having keen perception and sound judgment
  30. (adj): wise; having keen perception and sound judgment
    sagacious
  31. root: mid, med, mess
    means "middle"
  32. means "middle"
    root: mid, med, mess
  33. root: prov, prob
    means "good" or "to test"
  34. means "good" or "to test"
    root: prov, prob
  35. root: meta
    means "changed"
  36. means "changed"
    root: meta

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