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Vocab. Level H

Unit 3

Vocab. - Level HUnit2
ancillary (adj.) subordinate or supplementary
bowlerize (v.)to remove material considered offensive (from a book, play, firm, etc.)
condescend (v.)to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to deal with people in a patronizing manner
cozen (v.)to trick; to cheat or swindle
enclave (n.)an enclosed districk, region or aren inhabited by a particular group of people or having a speical character
forte (n.) a person's strong point; what a person does best
gratis (adj.)free; (adj.) without charge
icon (n.)a representation or image of a sacred personage, often considered sacred itself; an image or picture; a symbol; a graphic symbol on a computer monitor display; an object of blind devotion
interstice (n.) a small, narrow space between things or parts of things
macrocosm (n.)the universe considered as a whole; the entire complex structure of something
mountebank (n.) a trickster or swindler; a charlatan
paean (n.) a song of praise, joy, or triumph
persiflage (n.) lighthearted joking, talk, or writing
plethora (n.) overfullness; superabundance; superfluity
pragmatic (adj.)concerned with practical considerations or values; dealing with actions and results rather than with abstract theory; stiff in ne's opinions
quizzical (adj.) puzzled; mocking; odd; equivocal
rapacity (n.) inordinate greed; the disposition to obtain one's desires by force, extortion, or plunder
schism (n.) a formal split within a religious organization; any division or separation or a group or orgainzation into hostile factions
therapeutic (adj.) having the power to heal or cure; beneficial
virtuoso (n.) a brilliant performer; a person with masterly skill or technique; (adj.) masterly or brilliant
ancillary (adj.) subordinate or supplementary
bowlerize (v.)to remove material considered offensive (from a book, play, firm, etc.)
condescend (v.)to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to deal with people in a patronizing manner
cozen (v.)to trick; to cheat or swindle
enclave (n.)an enclosed districk, region or aren inhabited by a particular group of people or having a speical character
forte (n.) a person's strong point; what a person does best
gratis (adj.)free; (adj.) without charge
icon (n.)a representation or image of a sacred personage, often considered sacred itself; an image or picture; a symbol; a graphic symbol on a computer monitor display; an object of blind devotion
interstice (n.) a small, narrow space between things or parts of things
macrocosm (n.)the universe considered as a whole; the entire complex structure of something
mountebank (n.) a trickster or swindler; a charlatan
paean (n.) a song of praise, joy, or triumph
persiflage (n.) lighthearted joking, talk, or writing
plethora (n.) overfullness; superabundance; superfluity
pragmatic (adj.)concerned with practical considerations or values; dealing with actions and results rather than with abstract theory; stiff in ne's opinions
quizzical (adj.) puzzled; mocking; odd; equivocal
rapacity (n.) inordinate greed; the disposition to obtain one's desires by force, extortion, or plunder
schism (n.) a formal split within a religious organization; any division or separation or a group or orgainzation into hostile factions
therapeutic (adj.) having the power to heal or cure; beneficial
virtuoso (n.) a brilliant performer; a person with masterly skill or technique; (adj.) masterly or brilliant
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