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Vocabulary Level H Unit 1. a djunct – (n) an assistant or helper ( adj ) attached to a vaculty or staff in an auxiliary capacity. b ellwether – (n.) a leader, as in a desperate or violent undertaking. c aterwaul – (v.) to howl or screech like a cat (n.) a harsh or noisy cry.

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Vocabulary level h unit 1

Vocabulary Level H Unit 1


A djunct n an assistant or helper adj attached to a vaculty or staff in an auxiliary capacity

adjunct– (n) an assistant or helper (adj) attached to a vaculty or staff in an auxiliary capacity


B ellwether n a leader as in a desperate or violent undertaking

bellwether – (n.) a leader, as in a desperate or violent undertaking


C aterwaul v to howl or screech like a cat n a harsh or noisy cry

caterwaul – (v.) to howl or screech like a cat (n.) a harsh or noisy cry


C himerical adj absurd wildly fantastic

chimerical – (adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic


Effete adj worn out or exhausted

effete – (adj.) worn-out or exhausted


F ait accompli n an accomplished and irreversible deed fact or action

fait accompli – (n.) an accomplished and irreversible deed, fact, or action


H idebound adj narrow minded and rigid intolerant

hidebound – (adj.) narrow-minded and rigid; intolerant


H ierarchy n any system of things arranged in order of rank etc

hierarchy – (n.) any system of things arranged in order of rank, etc.


L iturgy n a religious service or rite

liturgy – (n.) a religious service or rite


M irage n an illusion

mirage – (n.) an illusion


Morass n a swamp a confusing situation in which one is entrapped as in quicksand

morass – (n.) a swamp; a confusing situation in which one is entrapped, as in quicksand


N oisome adj offensive or disgusting

noisome – (adj.) offensive or disgusting


O blivious adj unaware

oblivious – (adj.) unaware


P oltroon n a base coward chicken

poltroon – (n.) a base coward, “chicken”


P roselyte n a convert a disciple

proselyte – (n.) a convert; a disciple


Quasi adj resembling but not actually being semi

quasi – (adj.) resembling but not actually being (semi)

Vs.

Real fir trees

Quasi fir tree


R aillery n good natured teasing

raillery– (n.) good-natured teasing


R ibald adj coarse vulgar or indecent in language

ribald – (adj.) coarse, vulgar, or indecent in language


S upine adj lying flat on one s back

supine – (adj.) lying flat on one’s back


V ignette n a short description or sketch anecdote

vignette – (n.) a short description or sketch; anecdote


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