Vocab Quiz #2

  1. Veracity, n.
    conformity to truth or fact; accuracy
  2. Latent, adj.
    present but not visible, apparent, or actualized
  3. Usurpation, n.
    illegal seizure and occupation of a throne
  4. Insurrection, n.
    an act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resistanceagainst civil authority or an established government.
  5. Evince, v.
    to show clearly; prove.
  6. Brethren, n.
    brothers; fellow members
  7. Unalienable, n.
    not transferable to another or capable of being repudiated
  8. Magnanimity, n.
    the quality of being forgiving
  9. Despotism, n.
    absolute power or control; tyranny.
  10. Disavow, v.
    to disclaim knowledge of, connection with, or responsibility for; disown;
  11. Acquiesce, v.
    to assent tactically
  12. Abdicate, v.
    to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim,responsibility, or the like, especially in a formal manner;
  13. Endow, v.
    to provide with a permanent fund or source of income;
  14. Ruminate, v.
    to meditate or muse; ponder
  15. Inestimable, adj.
    incapable of being assessed
  16. Naturalization, n.
    to confer upon (an alien) the rights and privileges of a citizen.
  17. Prudence, n.
    the quality of being wise
  18. Depository, n.
    a place where something is stored.
  19. Arbitrary, adj.
    contingent solely upon one's discretion
  20. Perfidy, n.
    faithlessness, treachery
  21. Rectitude, n.
    rightness of principle or conduct
  22. Transient, adj.
    not lasting, enduring, or permanent
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Vocab Quiz #2