Vocab 2

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Vocab 2
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  1. Stolid
    having or expressing little or no sensibility : unemotional

    "Stolid temperament"
  2. Predilection
    Penchant
  3. Moil
    • 1. To work hard; drudge
    • 2. To be in continuous agitation : churn
  4. Insouciance
    Nonchalance
  5. Jeremiad
    A prolonged lamentation or complaint; a cautionary or angry harangue
  6. Quorum
    A select group
  7. Jejune
    Lacking nutritive value; devoid of significance ; juvenile, puerile
  8. Phatic
    Speech used for social purposes, not to communicate info.
  9. Gulosity
    Excessive appetite; greediness
  10. Comity
    Friendly civility; courtesy
  11. Burke
    Suppress quietly; avoid.
  12. Vociferous
    Given to insistent outcry/protest
  13. Alterity
    Otherness; not knowing another cultural or another conscious self.
  14. Banaustic
    Practical

    "banaustic life"
  15. Ineluctable
    Inevitable
  16. Mendacious
    Characterized my deception or falsehood
  17. Farraginous
    Consisting of a confused mixture
  18. Raconteur
    Person great at telling anecdotes
  19. Rectilinear
    Characterized by straight lines
  20. Plaintive
    Melancholy; expressive of suffering or woe

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