ENGLISH Vocab. List 5

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  1. Adhere
    • intr. v.
    • To stick fast or together by
  2. Aggregate
    • adj.
    • Gathered together into a mass
  3. Dissimulate
    • tr. v.
    • To conceal under a false apperance (lie)
  4. Egregious
    • adj.
    • Outstandingly bad; flagrant
  5. Ensemble
    • n.
    • Any unit that contributes to a single effect
  6. Facsimile
    • n.
    • An exact reproduction or copy
  7. Gregarious
    • adj.
    • Enjoying the company of others
  8. Inherent
    • adj.
    • Existing as an essential, natural part
  9. Segregate
    • tr. v.
    • To isolate or separate from others
  10. Semblance
    • n.
    • An outward ortoken appearance; form
  11. Affront
    • tr. v.
    • To insult intentionally
  12. Altercation
    • n.
    • A heated and noisy quarrel
  13. Antagonist
    • n.
    • One who opposes another; adversary
  14. Bellicose
    • adj.
    • Warlike in manner or temperament
  15. Breach
    • n.
    • A breaking up r disruption of friendly relations
  16. Contentious
    • adj.
    • Quarrelsome
  17. Dissension
    • n.
    • A difference of opinion
  18. Rancor
    • n.
    • Bitter, long-lastingresentment; ill will
  19. Retribution
    • n.
    • Something demanded in repayment
  20. Schism
    • n.
    • A separation or division into factions
  21. Arbitration
    • n.
    • The impartial settlement of a dispute
  22. Attaché
    • n.
    • A person assigned to a diplomatic office
  23. consulate
    • n.
    • The premises occupied by a consul
  24. Covenant
    • n.
    • A binding agreement made by two parties
  25. Discretion
    • n.
    • Quality of exhibiting a cautious reserve
  26. Emissary
    • n.
    • Agent who represents the interests of a group
  27. Entente
    • n.
    • An agreemetn between two or more governments
  28. Machiavellian
    • adj.
    • Of an amoral political doctrine
  29. Protocol
    • n.
    • Ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats
  30. Status Quo
    • n.
    • The existing state of affairs

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