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Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 9

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Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 9

Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 9

Word List

  1. acclamation
    (n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of approval
  2. paroxysm
    (n.) a sudden outburst; a spasm, convulsion
  3. bucolic
    (adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to shepherds and cowherds, pastoral
  4. pedantry
    (n.) a pretentious display of knowledge; overly rigid attention to rules and details
  5. calumniate
    (v.) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
  6. peregrination
    (n.) the act of traveling; an excursion, especially on foot or to a foreign country
  7. chart
    (adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved, diffident
  8. redolent
    (adj.) fragrant, smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories or create an aura
  9. collusion
    (n.) secret agreement or cooperation
  10. refulgent
    (adj.) shining, radiant, resplendent
  11. dilettante
    (n.) a dabbler in the arts; one who engages in an activity in an amateurish, trifling way; (adj.) superficial
  12. shibboleth
    (n.) a word, expression, or custom that distinguishes a particular group of persons from all others; a commonplace saying or truism
  13. imperturbable
    (adj.) not easily excited; emotionally steady
  14. tyro
    (n.) a beginner, novice; one with little or no background or skill
  15. increment
    (n.) an enlargement, increase, addition
  16. unremitting
    (adj.) not stopping, maintained steadily, never letting up, relentless
  17. mandate
    (n.) an authoritative command, formal order, authorization; (v.) to issue such an order
  18. vacillate
    (v.) to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another; to waver weakly in mind or will
  19. paltry
    (adj.) trifling, insignificant; mean, despicable; inferior, trashy
  20. vituperative
    (adj.) harshly abusive, severely scolding

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