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Unit #8 + # & #7

Unit #8 words with 5 from # and 5 from #7

staunch Dependable, committed; strong or solid; watertight
miscreant A villain; an evildoer; criminal; evil
flaunt To display oneself proudly or conspicuously; to show off
hypercritical Too severe in judgement
erroneous False; mistaken; incorrect
comely Attractive; having a pleasant appearance; suitable
decadence Moral decay; a process, condition, or period of decline or decay; deterioration
irascible Easily angered; irritable; given to outbursts of temper
ostentatious Too showy; done in an overly elaborate way to attract attention
bumptious Conceited and arrogant; crudely and unpleasantly forward
pretentious Acting as though more important, valuable, or special than is warranted
consonant In unity, agreement, or harmony; (n) letters that are not vowels
gibe A taunt; a derisive remark; (v) to make mocking remarks; to jeer
satiate To satisfy an appetite fully; to glut; to provide with more than enough
stereotype A generalized view or opinion that is applied to a thing, an idea, or another group
vivacious Full of life; animated; spirited; lively
anecdote A brief, entertaining account of an interesting incident
extemporaneous Unrehearsed; offhand; done with little or no preparation
prodigy A highly gifted child or person of extraordinary talents that causes amazement
forte Something that someone does very well
Created by: Mrs. Washok
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