Vocab Words I

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Vocab Words I
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  1. deracinate
    • verb
    • 1. To uproot

    2. To remove or separate from a native environment or culture; especially: to remove the racial or ethnic characteristics or influences from
  2. acephalous
    • adjective
    • 1. Lacking a head or having the head
    • reduced

    2. Lacking a governing head or chief
  3. misology
    noun

    1. Distrust or hatred of reason or reasoning.
  4. bosky
    • adjective
    • 1. Covered with bushes, shrubs, and small trees; woody.
    • 2. Shady.
  5. pettifogging
    • adjective
    • 1. insignificant; petty: pettifogging details.
    • 2. dishonest or unethical in insignificant matters; meanly petty.
  6. omphaloskepsis
    noun

    contemplation of one's navel as part of a mystical exercise.
  7. risible
    • adjective
    • 1a :capable of laughing
    • b :disposed to laugh
    • 2 :arousing or provoking laughter; especially : laughable 
    • 3 :associated with, relating to, or used in laughter
  8. shinplaster
    Noun

    • 1.) a piece of privately issued paper currency; especially : one poorly secured and depreciated in value
    • 2.) :a piece of paper money in denominations of less than one dollar
  9. mien
    • Noun
    • 1.) :air or bearing especially as expressive of attitude or personality : demeanor
    • 2.) :appearance, aspect
  10. svelte
    • adjective
    • 1a :slender, lithe
    • b :having even and smooth lines : sleek
    • 2 :urbane, suave

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