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TermDefinition
askance with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
etymology the study of the history of a word
officious enthusiastic in offering unwanted help, advice, or comments; annoyingly interfering or opinionated
ostracize to refuse to include someone in a group or force them to leave; to exclude someone
gregarious fond of the company of others; sociable
permeate to pass or spread into or through every part of
nefarious very wicked or evil
grandiloquent high-sounding or overly impressive language in writing or speech; a big, fancy word for using big, fancy words
stereotype an idea or belief about a person or group of people that is often untrue or only partly true
stilted stiffly formal or unnatural in speech or writing; artificial (fake) sounding; forcedĀ 
Created by: cbruce
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