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H.E.3 Lessons 13&14


nirvana happiness
salutary healthy
despicable hateful
harlequin clown
empathy an understanding of another's feelings
brevity briefness
savant a scholar
obsequious overly attentive
redundant repetitive
offal garbage
hoi polloi common people
sentient conscious
impinge to respass
cataract a waterfall
animosity hatred
bombast impressive but meaningless language
orthography correct spelling
paleontology study of fossils
recoil to retreat
panache self-confidence
saturnine gloomy
endemic confined to a particular country or area
mendacious lying
obviate to prevent
paroxysm a sudden outburst
aggrandize to enlarge
deign to lower oneself before an inferior
flaunt to show off
shibboleth pronunciation specific to a country, area, or group
elicit to draw forth
Created by: zombiemuffins13


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