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Vocabulary List #7 601. rancorous – Having deep-seated enmity or ill-will 602. garrulous – talkative; loquacious, voluble 603. patrician – noble, aristocratic;

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1 Vocabulary List # rancorous – Having deep-seated enmity or ill-will 602. garrulous – talkative; loquacious, voluble 603. patrician – noble, aristocratic; the upper-class of ancient Rome 604. chagrin – distress caused by failure or disappointment 605. circumspect – careful; cautious; looking things over carefully before acting halcyon – calm; peaceful 607. sapient – wise, discerning 608. arrogate – to assume or claim as one’s own but proudly 609. enamored – fondly in love; charmed; fascinated 610. jesuitical – crafty in argument; talking like a Jesuit

2 Vocabulary List # devotee – one devoted to a cause or activity 612. blasé – not caring because of overindulgence 613. gossamer – a filmy spider’s web 614. peregrination – a wandering; a traveling or going about indicative – designating or pointing out 616. commensurate – equal in measure; proportional; corresponding to 617. augment – to enlarge or increase (something) 618. refractory – unmanageable; unruly; resisting ordinary treatment 619. siren – a seductive and destructive woman 620. patronage – support or encouragement; condescension

3 Vocabulary List # roué – a rake; a debauchee 622. rapacity – sate of being predatory or grasping 623. lightsome – nimble, graceful; frivolous or fickle 624. pathos – ability of art to awaken pity and sympathy or tender sorrow 625. functionary – an official; one who has a government function 626. covenant – a solemn agreement 627. rectitude – uprightness; moral straightness 628. magnate – a tycoon; a big industrialist 629. supercilious – haughty; stuck-up 630. persona – a character in a drama

4 Vocabulary List # nonce – a particular occasion or purpose 632. incipient – just beginning 633. afflatus – inspiration; a divine impulse 634. waif – a stray person or animal; a homeless child 635. qualm – a pang, especially a pang of conscience 636. complaisance – a desire to please or oblige; affability 637. mercantile – pertaining to merchants or trade 638. avoirdupois – a system of weights 639. lionize – to treat as an object or great interest or importance 640. reproof – rebuke or criticism

5 Vocabulary List # exodus – a going out; a leaving (mass) 642. maunderings – slow and idle wanderings; act of speaking disconnectedly 643. interstices – spaces that intervene between 644. expostulate – to reason earnestly with a person for purposes of discussion or remonstrance ( expostulation) 645. quandary – a dilemma 646. delude – to mislead the mid or judgment of; to trick 647. amenities – conventional social nicities 648. abate – to become weaker or less; to get smaller 649. pythoness – a woman who practices divination; a prophetess 650. bravado – a false show of bravery

6 Vocabulary List # perfidy – act of violating one’s trust or promise; treachery (adj. perfidious) 652. tractable – capable of being led, taught, or controlled; docile 653. ire – anger; wrath 654. panacea – a cure-all 655. salacious – having the propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous 656. begilded – coated with gold; given a fair outer appearance 657. droll – having a different sense of humor; amusing but strange 658. roseate – tinged with the color rose 659. vestibule – a room between the outer door and the interior of a building 660. nonplussed – puzzled; baffled; having one’s judgment confounded

7 Vocabulary List # deign – to stoop; to condescend to give 662. plausible – superficially fair or reasonable; possible but not valid; specious 663. pomp – formal splendor; a show of magnificence (adj. pompous) 664. sine que non – an absolute necessity (without which not) 665. judicious – wise; governed by sound judgment; prudent 666. elite – a special or select group 667. portly – corpulent and dignified in appearance 668. raiment – clothing in general; garments 669. vogue – style; fashion (“in vogue”) 670. obsequious – cringing; fawning; kissing up

8 Vocabulary List # bower – a rustic cottage or retreat; a leafy shelter of boughs, vines, etc 672. equanimity – calm temper; composure; evenness of mind 673. desultory – jumping form one thing or subject to another without rational connection; rambling 674. novitiate – the state of being a novice; apprenticeship 675. napery – household line, especially table linen 676. akimbo – with hands on hips and elbows out 677. inveigh – to utter severe denunciations (against) 678. gratuities – tips; freely given rewards 679. affray – a brawl; a tumultuous quarrel 680. divan – a large low couch (without back or ends)

9 Vocabulary List # tonsorial – pertaining to a barber or his work 682. unkempt – not combed; disheveled 683. nonchalance – an attitude of not showing enthusiam; “coolness” 684. snag-froid – coolness under pressure 685. disconsolate – dejected; sad; (unable to be consoled) 686. aspersions – insults (“to cast aspersions”) 687. stultify – to frustrate, invalidate, or make futile; to put roadblocks in front of 688. surfeit – excess, oversupply, superfluity 689. lassitude – weariness; listlessness; languor 690. redolent – exuding a fragrance; full of particular smells

10 Vocabulary List # blazonry – a dazzling display like a pageant 692. wroth – highly incense; wrathful 693. irascible – quick to anger; quick-tempered 694. asknace – with disapproval or distrust; obliquely (“to look askance at”) 695. chic – fashionable 696. epaulets – military shoulder ornaments 697. hostelry – an inn or hotel 698. circuitous – roundabout; indirect 699. motley – varied in color; composed of various types 700. paltry – trivial; meager; inferior


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