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Vocab level F

Unit 1

Approbation Approval, praise, sanction
Assuage To make easier, relieve, appease, satisfy, quench
Coalition Union, combination, alliance, federation
Decadence Decline, decay, corruption
Elicit To draw forth, bring out, evoke, extract
Expostulate To attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision.
Hackneyed Used so often, lacks originality, lack freshness, banal, trite
Hiatus A gap, having an element missing, pause
Innuendo A hint, indirect suggestion,
Intercede To plead on behalf on someone else, go-between in a disagreement, intervene
Jaded Worn out, dulled, sated, cloyed
Lurid Causing horror, shock, lack of restraint, passionate, gruesome, ghastly
Meritorious Worthy, praiseworthy, commendable
Petulant Annoyed by trifles, easily irritated, testy
Prerogative A special right or privilege, quality showing excellence, perk
Provincial Pertaining to an outlying area, narrow-minded, naive
Simulate Imitate, pretend, affect, to show outer signs
Transcend To rise above, exceed, surpass, outstrip
Umbrage Shade cast by trees, resentment, vague suspicion
Unctuous Excessively smooth, trying too hard to give an impression, sincerity, greasy
Created by: han.banan14