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Top 25 Terms

English 17-18

DefinitionTerm
auspicious promising, favorable, giving a sign of future success
facade the face of a building, especially the principal front that looks onto a street or open space, front, facean outward appearance that is maintained to conceal a less pleasant or creditable reality.
resounding impressively loud or booming....emphatic, unequivocal
commotion a loud raucous, or cacophony, chaos
impulsive acts without thinking
Unabated being at full strength or force
methodical logical, analytic, efficient, following structure or form
proponent someone who is "for" or fighting FOR a cause
adulation obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise
penchant a desire, a strong interest
console to soothe or make feel better
junket trip, journey: such as a trip made by an official at public expense
pensive reflecting deep or profound thought
mediate to bring together, to help make conflicting people or groups come to an agreement
defiant indignant, rebellious
punctilious showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
revelation a revealing, a newly discovered notion or idea
incessant nonstop, continuing without pause or interruption
permeate throughout, soaked penetrate
prophetic far seeing, predictive, describing someone who speaks of the future confidently
ominous threatening, foreboding
indigenous native to an area
errant straying outside the proper path or bounds (an errant calf).... moving about aimlessly or irregularly (an errant breeze) behaving wrongly
decorum an orderly, manner-filled presence
rogue a dishonest or worthless person : scoundrel... a mischievous person
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