World Lit Unit 30

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World Lit Unit 30
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  1. blanch
    (v): to whiten; to make pale
  2. (v): to whiten; to make pale
    blanch
  3. chimerical
    (adj): imaginary; fantastic
  4. (adj): imaginary; fantastic
    chimerical
  5. eclectic
    (adj): choosing from various sources
  6. (adj): choosing from various sources
    eclectic
  7. finesse
    (n): diplomacy; tact; artful management
  8. (n): diplomacy; tact; artful management
    finesse
  9. grandiose
    (adj): impressive; showy; magnificent
  10. (adj): impressive; showy; magnificent
    grandiose
  11. harbinger
    (n): an omen or sign
  12. (n): an omen or sign
    harbinger
  13. heterogeneous
    (adj): different; dissimilar
  14. (adj): different; dissimilar
    heterogeneous
  15. hybrid
    (n): anything of mixed origin
  16. (n): anything of mixed origin
    hybrid
  17. idiosyncrasy
    (n): a peculiar personality trait
  18. (n): a peculiar personality trait
    idiosyncrasy
  19. machination
    (n): an evil design or plan
  20. (n): an evil design or plan
    machination
  21. masochist
    (n): one who enjoys his or her own pain and suffering
  22. (n): one who enjoys his or her own pain and suffering
    masochist
  23. nubile
    (adj): suitable for marriage in age and physical development; referring to a female
  24. (adj): suitable for marriage in age and physical development; referring to a female
    nubile
  25. pejorative
    (adj): having a negative effect; insulting
  26. (adj): having a negative effect; insulting
    pejorative
  27. raiment
    (n): clothing; garments
  28. (n): clothing; garments
    raiment
  29. sapient
    (adj): wise; full of knowledge
  30. (adj): wise; full of knowledge
    sapient
  31. prefix "dia"
    means "across"
  32. means "across"
    prefix "dia"
  33. root "vad" and "vas"
    mean "go"
  34. mean "go"
    root "vad" and "vas"
  35. suffix "-gram"
    means "written"
  36. means "written"
    suffix "-gram"

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