Vocab B 101-125

  1. coax
    to persuade or obtain by pleading or flattery
  2. indefatigable
    tireless, unceasing
  3. tandem
    a relationship between two people or things involving cooperative action
  4. explicate
    to give a detailed, usu. learned explanation or analysis
  5. lugubrious
    sad or mournful, esp. in a way that seems exaggerated or ridiculous
  6. moratorium
    suspension of activity; authorized delay
  7. ulterior
    lying beyond what is evident, revealed, or claimed
  8. camaraderie
    loyalty; a warm, friendly feeling among members of a group
  9. affable
    friendly; easy to talk to
  10. acrimony
    bitter, sharp hostility in speech or behavior
  11. cantankerous
    bad tempered; quarrelsome
  12. improvise
    to do without preparation
  13. premonition
    a sense of a future event; a warning in advance
  14. putrid
    in a fould state, as or decaying flesh; rotten
  15. abide
    to tolerate
  16. avocation
    a hobby
  17. propaganda
    material distributed by those in favor of a specific cause and reflection their point of view
  18. sanguine
    optimistic, cheerful
  19. edifice
    a building; architectural monument
  20. sinecure
    a paid position that requires little or no work
  21. squander
    to spend wastefully
  22. ubiquitous
    present everywhere
  23. sully
    to dirty or tarnish esp. by disgracing
  24. diffident
    lacking self confidence; timid; shy
  25. quintessence
    a pure substance or essence of something
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Vocab B 101-125