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Vocab 21 & 22

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Section 1

Question Answer
Emitto give off
Dastardlycowardly
Aplombpoise; confidence
Defileto make filthy or dirty
Scoreto criticize harshly
Laymana person not belonging to the clergy or a skilled profession
Malleableable to be shaped
Incumbent obligatory
Feasiblepossible
Guiseoutward appearance
Axiomself-evident statement
Beleaguerto harass; to lay siege to
Armageddondecisive battle
Anathemathing or person damned or detested
Rifewidespread
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Section 2

Question Answer
Tenuousthin; flimsy
Nebulousvague
Status Quothe accepted existing condition
Xenophobiafear/mistrust of strangers
Paragonmodel of excellence
Riveto split
Nascentjust beginning
Untenablenot defendable
Veneerattractive but superficial appearance; artificial coating
Spuriousfalse
Remonstrateto protest
Inureto become accustomed to
Diatribebitter criticism
Diametricalexactly opposite
Landmarkturning point
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