Lit Unit 10 Vocab

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Lit Unit 10 Vocab
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  1. An unsuitable or misleading name
    • Misnomer
  2. A period of relief or rest
    Respite
  3. A wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing
    Wastrel
  4. A repayment; a deserved punishment
    Retribution
  5. The foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field
    Vanguard
  6. One who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interperates
    Exponent
  7. Strong attraction; the power to attract
    Allure
  8. To accept without protest; to agree or submit
    acquiesce
  9. To desire something belonging to another
    Covent
  10. to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend
    profess
  11. to be regretted or pitied
    lamentable
  12. quarrelsome, inclined to argue
    contentios
  13. cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
    blithe
  14. twisted to one side, crooked; disaprovingly
    askew
  15. rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder
    disheveled
  16. discouraged, dejected, downcast
    crestfallen
  17. given to much talking, tediously chatty
    garrulous
  18. incapable of being overcome
    insuperable
  19. winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible
    sinuous
  20. full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style
    sonorous

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