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SPECAB List 24

It's How You Say It

acclaim to praise with enthusiasm
accolade an honor or praise
acquaint to make aware of; make known
ambiguous having two or more possible meanings
approval a good opinion; consent
attitude a feeling or a state of mind
banter light or playful remarks; teasing
cajole to persuade with flattery
chastise to criticize strongly
confide to discuss private matters or secrets
criticism an evaluation or judgement
defer to yield to the opinion of someone else; to give in
dialogue conversation between two or more people
embellish to add made-up details
enrage to make very angry
fabricate to make up; to invent
flippant humorous in a slightly disrespectful way
harangue an overly long, very passionate speech
refer to send or direct someone to
vehement showing strong feeling
Created by: Miss Burken



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