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Vocab Quarter 1

TermDefinition
apt inclined; disposed; given; prone:
cajole to persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle; coax.
concur to accord in opinion; agree:
delineate to portray in words; describe or outline with precision:
digress to deviate or wander away from the main topic or purpose
elucidate to make lucid or clear; throw light upon; explain:
enumerate to mention separately as if in counting; name one by one; specify, as in a list:
exhort to urge, advise, or caution earnestly; admonish urgently.
expedient (n) a means to an end:
fathom to penetrate to the truth of; comprehend; understand:
flagrant shockingly noticeable or evident; obvious; glaring:
ineffable incapable of being expressed or described in words; inexpressible:
lucid easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible:
nebulous hazy, vague, indistinct, or confused:
prattle to talk in a foolish or simple-minded way; chatter; babble.
pronouncement a formal or authoritative statement.
rebuttal an act of rebutting, as in a debate.
recant to withdraw or disavow (a statement, opinion, etc.), especially formally; retract.
rhetoric (in writing or speech) the undue use of exaggeration or display; bombast.
scrutinize to examine in detail with careful or critical attention.
treatise a formal and systematic exposition in writing of the principles of a subject,
verbose characterized by the use of many or too many words;
aura a distinctive and pervasive quality or character; air; atmosphere:
callous insensitive; indifferent; unsympathetic:
cantankerous disagreeable to deal with; contentious; peevish:
despondent feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom:
discomfited to frustrate the plans of; thwart; foil.
evoke to call up or produce (memories, feelings, etc.):
fortitude mental and emotional strength in facing difficulty,
furor a general outburst of enthusiasm, excitement, controversy, or the like.
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