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Currents Ch. 2 Vocab

ALLOCATE (VERB) 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; earmark; reserve 2. To assign or give out; designate
AVANT-GARDE (ADJECTIVE) Experimental and original; out of the mainstream (especially in the arts or fashion)
BENIGN (ADJECTIVE) 1. Kind and gentle; charitable 2. Harmless
CHASM (NOUN) 1. A deep gorge or ravine in the earth's surface 2. A separation or break between two groups of people
ENGAGING (ADJECTIVE) Charming and appealing n nature; fascinating
EXCURSION (NOUN) 1. A brief trip or journey; an outing 2. A straying from what is normally done; deviation
GENTEEL (ADJECTIVE) Polite and well mannered; classy
HISTRIONIC (ADJECTIVE) Overly dramatic; theatrical; emotional
LEGENDARY (ADJECTIVE) Widely known; famous (often for heroic deeds or for shocking behavior)
PROTÉGÉ (NOUN) A person guided by a more experienced person, often in a career; student
Created by: jiberri



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