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Vocabulary Unit 9

Stradlier-Oxford Vocabulary

acclamation (n.) a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of approval
bucolic (adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to shepherds and cowherds, pastoral
calumniate (v.) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
chary (adj.) extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved, diffident
collusion (n.) secret agreement or cooperation
dilettante (n.) a dabbler in the arts; one who engages in an activity in an amateurish, trifling way; (adj.) superficial
imperturbable (adj.) not easily excited; emotionally steady
increment (n.) an enlargement, increase, addition
mandate (n.) an authoritative command, formal order, authorization; (v.) to issue such an order
paltry (adj.) trifling, insignificant; mean, despicable; inferior trashy
paroxysm (n.) a sudden outburst; a spasm, convulsion
pedantry (n.) a pretentious display of knowledge; overly rigid attention to rules and details
peregrination (n.) the act of traveling; an excursion, especially on foot or to a foreign country.
redolent (adj.) fragrant, smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories or create an aura
refulgent (adj.) shining, radiant, resplendent
shibboleth (n.) a word, expression, or custom that distinguishes a particular group of persons from all others; a commonplace saying or truism
tyro (n.) a beginner, novice; one with little or no background or skill
unremitting (adj.) not stopping, maintained steadily, never letting up, relentless
vacillate (v.) to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another; to waver weakly in mine or will
vituperative (adj.) harshly abusive, severely scolding
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