Lesson 14

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jccarrion7
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Lesson 14
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2014-05-24 14:31:00
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  1. impressive but meaningless language
    bombast
  2. correct spelling
    orthography
  3. a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study of fossils
    paleontology
  4. to retreat; to draw back
    recoil
  5. self-confidence; a showy manner
    panache
  6. gloomy; sluggish
    saturnine
  7. confined to a particular country or area
    endemic
  8. lying; false; deceitful
    mendacious
  9. to prevent; to get around
    obviate
  10. a sudden outburst; a fit
    paroxysm
  11. 1.) to increase the range of; to expand
    2.) to make appear larger
    aggrandize
  12. to lower oneself before an inferior
    deign
  13. to show off
    flaunt
  14. a word or pronunciation that distinguishes someone as of a particular group
    shibboleth
  15. to draw forth; to call forth
    elicit

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