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Vocab 10 (RJ)

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Jest a witty remark, a joke, banter; to joke, to banter
Blazon to adorn or embellish; to paint or depict with accurate detail; to proclaim widely; (n) an ostentatious display
Enmity (n) bitter feeling of hatred
Prate (v) to talk idly and at length; chatter
Feign (v) to give a false appearance of; to fake
Predominant (adj) having greatest importance, influence, authority, or force; most common, most well-known
Wanton (adj) immoral or unchaste; merciless; undisciplined; flirty
Addle (v) to muddle or confuse; to become confused
Bandy (v) to toss or throw about; to give and receive; to hit back and forth; to exchange
Dexterity (n) skill and grace in movement; adroitness; mental skill or adroitness; cleverness
Inundate (v) to cover with water, especially floodwater ; to swamp (with work or with water)
Pensive (adj) deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful
Arbitration (n) the process by which the parties to a dispute submit their differences to the judgment of an impartial person or group appointed by mutual consent or provision
Hoary (adj) gray or white, as if with age; so old as to inspire veneration; covered with grayish hair; grayish
Gorge (v) to stuff with food ; to devour greedily
Thwart (v) to prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of
Haughty (adj) scornfully and condescendingly proud
Meager (adj) deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent; scanty
Obsequy (n) a funeral rite or ceremony
Aloof (adj) distant physically or emotionally ; reserved and remote
Direful (adj) inspiring dread ; terrible ; ominous
Privy (adj) made a participant in knowledge of something private or secret ; concealed ; secret
Effeminate (adj) having qualities more often associated with women than men; characterized by sensitivity and emotion or excessive refinement
Eloquence (n) persuasive, powerful discourse; the skill of speaking with power, effectiveness; the quality of powerful expression
Amorous (adj) strongly attracted or disposed to love; of or associated with love; being in love, enamored
Created by: Katie1113