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Stadlier Oxford G

WCHS Unit 13-G

WordDefinition
abstruse (adj) extremely difficult to understand
affront (n) an open or intentional insult; a slight; (v) to insult to one's face; to face in defiance, confront
canard (n) a false rumor, fabricated story
captious (adj) excessively ready to find fault; given to petty critiscism
cognizant (adj) aware, knowlegeable, informed; having jurisdiction
contrite (adj) regretful for some misdeed or sin; plaqued by a sense of guilt; thoroghly penitent
cynosure (n) the center of attraction, attention, or interest; something that serves to guide or direct
decorous (adj) well behaved, dignified, socially proper
deign (v) to think it appropriate or suitable to one's dignity to do something; to condescend
desiccated (adj., part) thoroughly dried out divested of spirit or viality; arid and uninteresting
efficacy (n) the power to produce a desired result
engender (v) to bring into exixtence, give rise to, produce; to come into existence, assume form
ethereal (adj) light, airy, delicate; highly refined; suggesting what is heavenly (rather than earthbound)
facade (n) the front or face of a building; a surface appearance (as opposed to what may lie behind)
ghoulish (adj) revolting in an unnatural or morbid way; suggestive of someone who robs graves or otherwise preys on the dead
incongruous (adj) not in keeping, unsuitable, incompatible
machination (n) a crafty, scheming or underhanded action designed to accomplish some (usually evil) end
mesmerize (v) to hypnotize, entrance; to fascinate, enthrall, bewitch
opprobrium (n) disgrace arising from shameful conduct; contempt, reproach
putative (adj) generally regarded as such; reputed; hypothesized, inferred
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