Language Activity C #7 Vocab

  1. abrogate
    annul; to abolish by authoritative action to
  2. askance
    with disapproval; with a skeptical sideways glance
  3. bombastic
    high-sounding but meaningless; ostentatiously lofty in style
  4. chary
    watchful, cautious; extremely shy
  5. contentious
    quarrelsome, disagreeable, belligerent
  6. dilapidated
    in disrepair, run down
  7. equivocate
    to avoid committing oneself in what one says, to be deliberately unclear
  8. impute
    to lay the responsibility or blame for, often unjustly
  9. intransigent
    uncompromising, refusing to abandon an extreme position
  10. Lilliputian
    very small
  11. missive
    a written note or letter
  12. olfactory
    relating to the sense of smell
  13. paramount
    supreme, of chief importance
  14. plebeian
    crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners
  15. prosaic
    relating to prose (as opposed to poetry); dull, ordinary
  16. refract
    to deflect sound or light
  17. sanctimonious
    hypocritically devout; acting morally superior to another
  18. stalwart
    marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, and spirit
  19. temporal
    having to do with time
  20. wield
    to exercise authority or influence effectively
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Language Activity C #7 Vocab