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English 12 - Set 1

"Life After High School" Unit

TermDefinition
Idiosyncrasy a characteristic, habit, mannerism, or the like, that is peculiar to an individual.
Nexus a means of connection; tie; link.
Anecdotal based on personal observation rather than systematic scientific evaluation
Disposition a person's natural mental and emotional outlook or mood
Dichotomy division into two mutually exclusive, opposed, or contradictory groups
Stimulus something that incites action, thoughts, or feelings
Rhetoric the art of using effective language
Ambivalent having mixed feelings about someone or something; being unable to choose between two courses of action
Interminable seemlingly endless
Discourse a formal discussion of a subject in speech or writing
Voracious exceedingly eager
Myriad a very great or indefinately great number of persons or things
Affiliated being in close formal or informal association; related
Philistine hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts
Created by: mr_duryea
 

 



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