Misc. Words Isee 5

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  1. Auspices (n)
    • 1. A divine or prophetic token
    • 2. Protection; support
  2. Verbiage (n)
    • 1. The way something is expressed in words
    • 2. An excess of words for a purpose; wordiness
  3. Prerequisite (adj)
    • Required or needed as a prior condition
    • Ex: Being a resident of Boston is prerequisite if one wishes to attend Boston Latin School.
  4. Tantamount (adj)
    • Equivalent in affect or value
    • Ex: His silence was tantamount to agreement.
  5. Populace (n)
    The general public
  6. Per Capita (adv) (adj)
    • (adv)1. Per person; literally inLatin for Per Head
    • (adj)2. Equally to each individual
  7. Amenable (adj)
    • 1. Responsive to advice, authority, or suggestion; willing
    • 2. Open to testing or critisism
  8. Ostentatious (adj)
    Showy, flagrant, pretentious
  9. Obsequious (adj)
    Exhibiting servile complaisance; fawning
  10. Aperture (n)
    A hole that determines amount of light let into a camera during photography
  11. Veritably (adj)
    • Being so called; real, genuine
    • Ex: She set her tea forth with as much grace as if whe were veritably a servant to herself.
  12. Subsequent (adj)
    Following in time, succeeding
  13. Appropriated (adj) (v)
    • (adj)1. Suitable for one particular person, condition, or place; fitting
    • (v)2. To set aside for specific use
    • 3. To take for one's own use, often without permission
  14. Winsome (adj)
    Attractive in an engaging way, charming
  15. Remit (v)
    • 1. To restore to a former position
    • 2. To put off for laer; to delay
    • 3. To transmit money for payment
    • 4. To give up
  16. Subvert (v)
    • 1. To destroy completely
    • 2. To undermine one's character; to corrupt
    • 3. To overthrow
  17. Pedestrian (adj)
    Commonplace; ordinary
  18. Duplicity (adj)
    Cunning, deception
  19. Incriminating (adj)
    Proof of who committed or took part in a crime
  20. Unanimous (adj)
    • 1. Sharing same opinions or views
    • 2. Characterized by complete agreement
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Misc. Words Isee 5
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