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Adjunct (n) ( adj ). Something adds to something else as helpful or useful but not essential; and assistant or helper ( adj ) added or connected in a subordinate capacity; attached to a faculty or staff in an auxiliary capacity ***addition, accessory. Bellwether (n).

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Adjunct n adj

Adjunct (n) (adj)

Something adds to something else as helpful or useful but not essential; and assistant or helper (adj) added or connected in a subordinate capacity; attached to a faculty or staff in an auxiliary capacity

***addition, accessory


Bellwether n

Bellwether (n)

The male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhouse; a leader, as in a desperate or violent undertaking; an indicator of trends

*** “ring”leader, follow the bell


Caterwaul v n

Caterwaul (v) (n)

To howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel; (n) a harsh or nois cry; a racket

***screech like a “cat”


Chimerical adj

Chimerical (adj)

Absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible

***magical, fanciful, chimera


Effete adj

Effete (adj)

Lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or exhausted; sterile or unable to produce; out-of-date

***de“feat”ed, enfeebled


Fait accompli n

Fait accompli (n)

An accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action

***accomplished fact


Hidebound adj

Hidebound (adj)

Narrow-minded and rigid, especially in opinions or prejudices; stubbornly and unthinkingly conservative

*** “bound” to an idea


Hierarchy n

Hierarchy (n)

Any system of things or people arranged or graded one above another in order of rank, wealth, class, etc.

***the higher up on hierarchy the better


Laissez faire adj

Laissez-faire (adj)

A philosophy or practice characterized by a usually deliberate abstention from direction or interference, especially with individual freedom of choice and action.

** “lazy” rule


Liturgy n

Liturgy (n)

A religious service or rite; the form of a ritual or other act of public worship

***the clergy may lead the liturgy


Morass n

Morass (n)

A patch of low, soft, wet ground; a swamp; a confusing situation in which one is entrapped, as in quicksand

***my *ssis stuck in a morass


Noisome adj

Noisome (adj)

Offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious

***noxious


Oblivious adj

Oblivious (adj)

Forgetful; unaware

***don’t notice what’s obvious


Poltroon n

Poltroon (n)

A base coward

*** “chicken” = poultry


Proselyte n

Proselyte (n)

A convert; a disciple

***prays a lot


Quasi adj

Quasi (adj)

Resembling but not actually being; seemingly but not actually or completely

***kind of


Raillery n

Raillery (n)

Good humored ridicule; teasing

***railing each other


Ribald adj

Ribald (adj)

Irreverently mocking; coarse, vulgar, or indecent language

****bawdy, ridicule bald people


Supine adj

Supine (adj)

Lying flat on one’s back; listless or lethargic; apathetic or passive

***supine on your spine


Vignette n

Vignette (n)

A short description or sketch; a picture or illustration with edges that gradually shade off; a decorative design on the title page of a book or at the beginning or end of a chapter

**use a palette to sketch a vignette


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