English - Vocab Chapt 4

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10th

Jamal

15 Terms

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despondent

(adj) feeling gloomy or hopeless

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protocol

(n) the formal or official way of correctly doing something

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3

candid

(adj) honest and straightforward; blunt

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4

jingoism

(n) extreme, chauvinistic patriotism, often favoring an aggressive, warlike foreign policy

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5

redress

(v) to make right; to correct

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6

argot

(n) special words or phrases used by a specific group of people

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7

appease

(v) to calm; to make satisfied (often only temp.)

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strident

(adj) harsh sounding; grating

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9

chaos

(n) complete disorder

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10

expunge

(v) to erase or eliminate

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11

bigot

(n) one who is intolerant of differences in others

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12

augment

(v) to enlarge; to increase in amount or intensity

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13

toilsome

(adj) requiring exhaustive effort; laborious

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negligence

(n) careless neglect, often resulting in injury

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privation

(n) lack of basic life necessities; extreme poverty

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