Vocab List 6

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Vocab List 6
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  1. Adulation
    strong admiration; worship
  2. Bristle
    to show irritation
  3. Decoy
    lure; trap; trick
  4. Erratic
    wandering; irregular
  5. Histrionic
    theatrical; exaggerated
  6. Laud
    praise
  7. Obstreperous
    noisy and boisterous
  8. Portend
    fortell
  9. Retraction
    withdrawal; cancellation of a statement
  10. Titter
    giggle quietly
  11. Adversity
    hardship
  12. Broach
    start to discuss; approach
  13. Deference
    respect
  14. Esoteric
    obscure and difficult to understand
  15. Hoary
    old
  16. Lavish
    on a grand scale; wasteful
  17. Obtuse
    mentally dull
  18. Portent
    a warning sign; omen
  19. Revere
    worship
  20. Tome
    large book
  21. Advocate
    support
  22. Brusque
    blunt; abrupt
  23. Defoliate
    cause leaves to fall off
  24. Espouse
    promote; take up; support
  25. Hone
    sharpen; increase; whet
  26. Lax
    careless; not strict
  27. Obviate
    avoid; make unnecessary
  28. Poseur
    someone who puts on an act
  29. Riddled
    full of (usually full of holes)
  30. Torpid
    inactive; lazy; stagnant

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