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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 6

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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 6 

Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 6


Word List

  1. anomalous
    (adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
  2. fetter
    (n.) a chain or shackle placed on the feet (often used in plural); anything that confines or restrains; (v.) to chain or shackle; to render helpless or impotent
  3. aspersion
    (n.) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or defaming
  4. heinous
    (adj.) very wicked, offensive, hateful
  5. bizarre
    (adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
  6. immutable
    (adj.) not subject to change, constant
  7. brusque
    (adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
  8. insurgent
    (n.) one who rebels or rises against authority;
    (adj.) rising in revolt, refusing to accept authority; surging or rushing in or on
  9. cajole
    (v.) to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
  10. megalomania
    (n.) a delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc., far in excess of reality
  11. castigate
    (v.) to punish severely; to criticize severely
  12. sinecure
    (n.) a position requiring little or no work; an easy job
  13. contrive
    (v.) to plan with ingenuity; to bring about through a plan
  14. surreptitious
    (adj.) stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud
  15. demagogue
    (n.) a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
  16. transgress
    (v.) to go beyond a limit or boundary; to sin, violate a law
  17. disabuse
    (v.) to free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking
  18. transmute
    (v.) to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
  19. ennui
    (n.) weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest, boredom
  20. vicarious
    (adj.) performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another

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