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Marino Mission CHP18

SAT vocab from chapter eighteen

temperate marked by moderation, not extreme or excessive; mild
melancholy depression of spirits; dejection
confounding baffling, frustrating
vanquish to defeat in a conflict or contest
inestimably incapable of being estimated
proverbial that has become a proverb or byword; commonly spoken of
canonical conforming to a general rule or acceptable procedure; orthodox
encumbered weighed down, burdened
heart-rending heartbreaking
deference in consideration of
jester fool
quintessential the most typical example or representative
prototype a standard or typical example
cohort companion, colleague
antidote something that relieves, prevents, or counteracts
trove a avaluable collection; treasure
implausible not plausible; provoking disbelief
banish to require by authorityto leave
dubious giving rise ot uncertainty
grandiose impressive because of uncommon largeness, scope, effect, or grandeur
pertinent having a clear decisive relevance to the matter at hand
nostalgic a wistful or excessively sentimental, soemtimes abnormal yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition
lauded praise, extol
emigrate to leave one's place of residence or country to live elsewhere
self-aggrandizement to make oneself appear greater; to praise onself
braggart a loud, arrogant boaster
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