English Vocab April 15

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Section 1

Question Answer
aestheticconcerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty. (adj)
assiduousshowing great care and perserverence (adj)
censureexpress severe disapproval of someone or something. typically in a formal statement
circuitousa route or journey longer than the most direct way (adj)
convergencethe process of coming together from different directions so as eventually meet (noun)
demagoguea political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices that than by using rational argument ( noun)
disdainthe feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect (noun)
floridintricate or ornate (adj)
emulatematch or surpass, typically by imitation (verb)
imputerepresent as being done, caused or possessed by someone (verb)
novicea person new or inexperienced in a field or situation (noun)
prosaiclacking poetic beauty (adj)
prudentacting with or showing care and thought for the future (adj)
spuriousnot being what it purports to be (adj)
superflousunnecessary especially through being more than enough (adj)

Section 2

Question Answer
aesthetics - cosmetic a - tasteless
assiduouss - diligent a - careless
censures - criticism a - support
circuitouss - roundabout a - shortcut
convergences - approach a - go away
demagogues - agitator a - calmer
disdains - contempt a - humility
florids - rosy a - pale
emulates - copy a - unique
imputes - credit to a - deny
novices - beginner a - master
prosaics - bland a - exquisite
prudents - wise a - rash;short sighted
spuriouss - fake a - real
superflouss - nonessential a - essential