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ULS 10 Unit 1

approbation the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval (noun)
assuage to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm (verb)
coalition a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose (noun)
decadence decline, decay, or deterioration; excessive indulgence (noun)
elicit to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person) (verb)
expostulate to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by reasoning (verb)
hackneyed used so often as to lack freshness or originality (adj)
hiatus a gap, opening, break (noun)
innuendo a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in the derogatory sense) (noun)
intercede to plead on behalf of someone else (verb)
jaded wearied, worn-out, dulled (verb)
lurid causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational (adj)
meritorious worth; deserving recognition and praise (adj)
petulant peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset (adj)
prerogative a special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence (noun)
provincial (noun) a person with a narrow point of view
provincial (adj) pertaining to an outlying area; narrow in mind or outlook
simulate to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of (verb)
transcend to rise above or beyond, exceed (verb)
umbrage foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; a vague suspicion (noun)
unctuous fatty, oily, and pliable; trying too hard to give an impression of sincerity (adj)
Created by: DaleULS