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Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 15

Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 15

Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 15

Word List

  1. amenity
    (n.) that which is pleasant or agreeable; (pl.) attractive features, customs, etc.
  2. panegyric
    (n.) formal or elaborate praise; a tribute
  3. aperture
    (n.) an opening, gap, hole; orifice
  4. pillory
    (n.) a device for publicly punishing offenders; a means for exposing one to public contempt or ridicule; (v.) to expose to public contempt or ridicule
  5. dissidence
    (n.) a difference of opinion; discontent
  6. pittance
    (n.) a woefully meager allowance, wage, or portion
  7. epicurean
    (adj.) devoted to the pursuit of pleasure; fond of good food, comfort, and ease; with discriminating tastes; (n.) a person with discriminating tastes
  8. presage
    (v.) to foreshadow or point to a future event; to predict; (n.) a warning or indication of the future
  9. improvident
    (adj.) not thrifty; failing to plan ahead
  10. progeny
    (n.) descendants, offspring, children, followers, disciples
  11. iniquity
    (n.) wickedness, sin; a grossly immoral act
  12. promulgate
    (v.) to proclaim or issue officially; to make known far and wide
  13. inviolable
    (adj.) sacred; of such a character that it must not be broken, injured, or profaned
  14. rectitude
    (n.) uprightness, righteousness; correctness
  15. mutable
    (adj.) open to or capable of change, fickle
  16. restive
    (adj.) restless, hard to manage, balky
  17. nascent
    (adj.) just beginning to exist or develop; having just come into existence
  18. seraphic
    (adj.) angelic, heavenly, celestial
  19. obeisance
    (n.) a deep bow or other body movement indicating respect or submission; deference, homage
  20. subsist
    (v.) to have existence; to remain alive, manage to make a living or maintain life; to persist or continue

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