Vocab II

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Vocab II
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2014-06-02 07:58:22
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The second set of vocab words
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  1. palmy
    • adjective
    • 1 :marked by prosperity : flourishing
    • 2 :abounding in or bearing palms
  2. xyst
    • 1.(in an ancient Roman villa) a garden walk planted with trees.
    • 2.(in ancient Greek and Roman architecture) a covered portico, as a promenade.
  3. diktat
    • noun
    • 1 :a harsh settlement unilaterally imposed (as on a defeated nation)
    • 2 :decree, order
  4. bricolage
    noun :construction (as of a sculpture or a structure of ideas) achieved by using whatever comes to hand; also : something constructed in this way
  5. svelte
    • adjective
    • 1a :slender, lithe  
    • b :having even and smooth lines : sleek 
    • 2 :urbane, suave
  6. inkhorn
    adjective :ostentatiously learned : pedantic
  7. spumescent
    Adj.

    1.foamy; foamlike; frothy.
  8. augur
    • verb
    •  1 :to foretell (something) or to predict the future especially from omens
    •  2 :to give promise of : presage
  9. gnomist
    1.a writer of aphorisms.
  10. rutilant
    • adjective
    • 1 :having a reddish glow

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