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Vocabulary. Week of March 5 Study for Quiz. Renounce. give up claim: to give up formally a claim, title, position, or right reject belief: to reject or disavow a belief or theory stop doing something: to give up a habit, pursuit, or practice. Truculent. fierce; cruel; savagely brutal

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vocabulary

Vocabulary

Week of March 5

Study for Quiz

renounce
Renounce
  • give up claim: to give up formally a claim, title, position, or right
  • reject belief: to reject or disavow a belief or theory
  • stop doing something: to give up a habit, pursuit, or practice
truculent
Truculent
  • fierce; cruel; savagely brutal
  • brutally harsh; vitriolic; scathing: his truculent criticism of her work
  • aggressively hostile; belligerent
nefarious
Nefarious
  • evil: utterly immoral or wicked
complacency
Complacency
  • A feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especially when coupled with an unawareness of danger, trouble, or controversy.
vehemence
Vehemence
  • Characterized by forcefulness of expression or intensity of emotion or conviction
  • fervid: a vehement denial
innocuous
Innocuous
  • unlikely to offend: not intended to cause offense or provoke a strong reaction and unlikely to do so
  • harmless: harmless in effect
obsequious
Obsequious
  • submissive: excessively eager to please or obey
  • fawning
  • annoying teacher’s pet
malevolence
Malevolence
  • ill will ; malice; hatred
alacrity
Alacrity
  • eager readiness
canonical
Canonical
  • relating to, or forming a canon – what a lousy definition
  • conforming to a general rule or acceptable procedure : orthodox
  • of or relating to a clergyman
berate
Berate
  • scold: to scold somebody vigorously and at length
incontrovertible
Incontrovertible
  • certain, undeniable, and not open to question
polarize
Polarize
  • cause division of opinion: to make the differences between groups or ideas ever more clear-cut and extreme, hardening the opposition between them, or become ever more clear-cut and extreme in this way
axioms
Axioms
  • a self-evident truth that requires no proof
  • a universally accepted principle or rule
  • a proposition that is assumed without proof
unbridled
Unbridled
  • freely and openly expressed
predicated
Predicated
  • to proclaim; declare; affirm; assert
opaque
Opaque
  • not transparent or translucent; impenetrable to light
circuitous
Circuitous
  • lengthy because very indirect
affable
Affable
  • easygoing: good-natured, friendly, and easy to talk to
ardent
Ardent
  • having, expressive of, or characterized by intense feeling
  • Passionate
  • fervent: an ardent vow; ardent love
vaunted
Vaunted
  • boasted about or praised in an ostentatious way
beguiled
Beguiled
  • charm somebody: to win and hold somebody\'s attention, interest, or devotion
  • deceive somebody: to mislead or deceive somebody
  • cheat somebody: to rob somebody of something, or cheat somebody out of something
enervated
Enervated
  • weakened or exhausted physically, mentally, or morally
castigated
Castigated
  • to criticize or reprimand severely
  • to punish in order to correct
exonerated
Exonerated
  • to clear, as of an accusation; free from guilt or blame
filial
Filial
  • of, pertaining to, or befitting a son or daughter: filialobedience
  • noting or having the relation of a child to a parent
tacit
Tacit
  • implied but not expressed: understood or implied without being stated openly
prescient
Prescient
  • knowing in advance: having or showing knowledge of actions or events before they take place
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