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Unit 1 Vocab English

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Section 1

Question Answer
approbationexpression of approval or favorable opinion ,praise;official approval.
assuageTo make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; satisfy.
elicitTo draw forth, bring out from some source.
expostulateTo attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
hackneyedYou so often as to lack freshness originality
hiatusA gap, opening, break
innuendoA hint, indirect suggestion, or reference
intercede To plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
jadedwearied, worn-out, dulled
meritoriousWorthy, deserving recognition and praise
PetulantPeevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
provincialPertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or Outlook, count to five in the sense of being limited and backward
umbrageShake ass by trees, and overshadowing influence or power; a vague suspicion
unctuousExcessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness
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Section 2

Question Answer
expostulatre
hackneyed
hiatus
innuendo
intercede
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Section 3

Question Answer
jaded
lurid
meritorious
petulant
prerogative
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Section 4

Question Answer
provincial
simulate
transcend
umbrage
unctuous
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