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Vocab: Week 1. Copy down each word & definition: Acolyte - A person who assists in some religious services by carrying out minor duties; one who attends or assists, a follower. Bibulous - Given to the consumption of alcoholic drinks; highly absorbent.

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vocab week 1

Vocab: Week 1

Copy down each word & definition:

Acolyte - A person who assists in some religious services by carrying out minor duties; one who attends or assists, a follower.

Bibulous - Given to the consumption of alcoholic drinks; highly absorbent.

Coalesce - To grow together; to unite to form a whole.

Covert - Not openly acknowledged; secret.

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5. Declaim - To recite something in the style of a public speech; to speak in a loud, theatricalway.

6. Delineate - To describe vividly and in detail.

7. Demagogue - A leader who seeks power by appealing to people’s emotions and prejudices and by making false claims and promises.

8. Encomium - An expression of warm and enthusiastic praise; a tribute.

9. Obdurate - Resistant to persuasion; inflexible; Persistent in wrongdoing.

10. Prescience - Foresight; knowledge beforehand of events.

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11. Protagonist - the chief character in a drama or story.

12. Sedulous - Completed with careful perseverance; diligent.

13. Trenchant - Expressed with vigor and penetrating insight; keenly perceptive.

14. Utopia - A place or state of perfect social and political conditions.

15. Valedictory - A farewell address, especially one given at a graduation ceremony.