unit 6 part 1 vocab

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unit 6 part 1 vocab
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2010-11-04 21:52:36
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english vocab unit 6 pt 1
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  1. anamalous
    • adj
    • abnormal, irregular, unusual
  2. aspersion
    • noun
    • a damaging or derogratory statement; the act of slandering or defaming
  3. bizarre
    • adj
    • extremely strange, unusual, atypical, outlandish
  4. brusque
    • adj
    • abrupt, blunt, w/ no formalities
  5. cajole
    • verb
    • to coax, persuade thru flattery or artifice; wheedle, sweet-talk
  6. castigate
    • verb
    • to punish or criticize severly; chastise
  7. contrive
    • verb
    • to plan w/ ingenuity; to bring about as the result of a scheme or a plan
  8. demagogue
    • noun
    • leader who exploits popular prejudices & false claims and promises in order to gain power
  9. disabuse
    • verb
    • to free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking; set straight
  10. ennui
    • noun
    • weariness & dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest; boredom

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