Unit 6 Definitions Level F

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Unit 6 Definitions Level F
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  1. abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
    anomalous
  2. a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or defaming
    aspersion
  3. extremely strange, unusual, atypical
    bizarre
  4. abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
    brusque
  5. to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promiises
    cajole
  6. to punish severely; to criticize severely
    castigate
  7. to plan with ingenuity, invent; to bring about as the result of a scheme or plan
    contrive
  8. a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
    demagogue
  9. to free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking
    disabuse
  10. weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest, boredome
    ennui
  11. a chain or shackle placed on the feet (often used in plural) anything that confines or restrains; to chain or shackle, to render helpless or impotent
    fetter
  12. very wicked, offensive, hateful
    heinous
  13. not subject to change, constant
    immutable
  14. one who rebels or rises against authority; rising in revolt, refusing to accept authority; surging or rushing in or on
    insurgent
  15. a delusion marked by a feeling or power, wealth, talent, etc., fat in excess of reality
    megalomania
  16. a position requiring little or no work; an easy job
    sinecure
  17. stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation, make or accomplished by fraud
    surreptitious
  18. to go beyond a limit or boundary; to sin, violate a law
    transgress
  19. to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
    transmute
  20. performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another
    vicarious

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