Harlem Renaissance Vocab

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Harlem Renaissance Vocab
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2011-03-29 22:41:14
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  1. accolade
    praise
  2. assiduous
    diligent
  3. avarice
    greed
  4. brazen
    bold
  5. caper
    an illegal heist or scheme
  6. harangue
    tirade
  7. indiscreet
    obvious
  8. isuperable
    impossible to overcome
  9. mercurial
    rapidly changing (mood, etc)
  10. misanthrope
    hater of people
  11. munificent
    generous
  12. Nordic
    relating to Scandinavia and its people
  13. perspicacity
    acuteness of understanding
  14. philanthropist
    lover of people
  15. pragmatist
    one who uses logic
  16. profound
    something of great importance
  17. pugnacious
    combative in nature
  18. rebuke
    to reprimand harshly
  19. reprobate
    shameless
  20. sanctimonious
    hypocritically pious
  21. sedition
    conduct or speech that incites rebellion against state/authority
  22. skinflint
    cheapskate
  23. spekeasy
    an illegal bar
  24. spendthrift
    one who wastes their money being extravagant
  25. surreptitious
    sneaky
  26. sycophant
    suck up
  27. tirade
    angry speech of criticism
  28. torpor
    state of lethargy
  29. unflappable
    always calm
  30. venal
    open to bribery
  31. watershed
    where all the rivers i a system drain to
  32. zealous
    fanatically obsessed
  33. to coerce
    to force to act/think
  34. to skulk
    to lie in hiding
  35. to tread
    to walk on
  36. to usurp
    to seize hold

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