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Vocab Words Lesson Six

Question Answer
Camaraderierapports between friends
haughtyproud, arrogant
hubrisarrogance from excessive pride
imbrogliodifficult situation
impetuousimpulsive; rash
malingerto pretend to be ill or injured to avoid work
peregrinationtraveling on foot; walking
platitudecliché
sanctimoniousfalse piety or righteousness
scullionkitchen servant
sectariannarrowly confined to a particular group
stringentstrict, rigorous
tritehackneyed, cliched; lacking interest
vernerateto respect, worship or revere
wrenchingviolent, forceful twisting
Anecdotea short account or story
cerebralrelating to the brain; intelligent
churlishboorish or vulgar; surly
cogentconvincing; clear reasoning
convolutedintricate, difficult to discern; overlapping
entreatto ask or petition for; plead
gibberishnonsense, unintelligible speech
incumbentobligatory; necessary
inimicaladverse; hostile
lividangry, furious
luridsensational; ghastly
promulgateto announce; to make known
spuriousfalse, incorrect
staidsedate, dignified; proper
surfeitan excessive amount
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