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vocab 13 for en 102

En 102, Vocab 13

Prerogative An exclusive or special right, power, or privilege
Autocrat [Dk. autos, self+dratos, power, rule] A ruler with supreme power over his people; a dictator; a despot
Entrench to surround or fortify with a trench or trenches;hence, to establish security
static Having no motion;at rest; inactive
vituperation The sustained us of harsh language
sonorous producing or capable of producing sound, esp. sound full of deep or rich quality; resonant.
prolific [Latin: proles, prol- offspring] Producing offspring or fruit in great abundance
ferment [l. fermentum, leaven, yeast, from fervere, to boil, be agitated] A substance causing fermentation in other substances, as yeast, bacteria, etc; unrest;agitation.
effrontery Brazen boldness; presumptuousness
contingent conditional, dependent
tacit implied by or inferred from actions; silent
ostensible apparent; seeming; professed
indolent disinclined to exert oneself; habitually lazy
salient [l. saliens, pr.part, of salire, to leap] Leaping, jumping; gushing, jetting forth; projecting; standing out from the rest, noticeable, conspicuous, prominent
replete [L. repletus, p.part. of replere, to fill again, from re-, again + plere, to fill] filled, abundantly supplied
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