Level F Vocabulary

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Level F Vocabulary
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  1. approbation-
    (n) the expression of favorable opinion, praise; official approval
  2. assuage-
    (v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
  3. coalition-
    (n) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
  4. decadence-
    (n) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self indulgence.
  5. elicit-
    (v) to draw forth, to bring out from some source (such as another person)
  6. expostulate-
    (v) to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
  7. hackneyed-
    (adj) used so often as to lack freshness or originality
  8. hiatus-
    (n) a gap, opening, break (in the sense of having something missing)
  9. innuendo-
    (n) a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a derogatory sense)
  10. intercede-
    (v) to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go- between in a disagreement.
  11. jaded-
    (adj) wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by over- indulgence)
  12. lurid-
    (adj) causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
  13. meritorious-
    (adj) worthy, deserving recognition and praise
  14. petulant-
    (adj) peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
  15. prerogative-
    (n) a special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence
  16. provincial-
    (adj) pertaining to an outlying are; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, plain design that originated in the countryside; (n) a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony
  17. simulate-
    (v) to make pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of
  18. transcend-
    (v) to rise above or beyond, exceed
  19. umbrage-
    (n) shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion
  20. unctuous-
    (adj) excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable

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