Thursday, September 4, 2014

Vocab #2 DEFINITIONS

Accoutrements: Personal clothing; accessories.
Apogee: The highest or most distant point; climax. 
Apropos: Fitting; at the right time; to the purpose; opportunely. 
Bicker: To engage in petulant or peevish argument; wrangle. 
Coalesce: To grow together or into one body. 
Contretemps: An inappropriate occurrence; an embarrassing mischance. 
Comvolution: A rolled up or coiled condition. 
Cull: To choose; select; pick. 
Disparate: Distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar. 
Dogmatic: Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of dogma(a specific doctrine authoratively laid down) or dogmas, doctrinal. 
Licentious: Permisquise; lacking moral ethics. 
Mete: To distribute or apportion by measure; dole. 
Noxious: Harmful or injurious to health or physical well-being. 
Polemic: A controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc ..
Populous: Heavily populated. 
Probity: Integrity and uprightness; honesty. 
Repartee: a quick, witty reply. 
Supervene: To take place or occur as something additional or extraneous. 
Truncate: To shorten by cutting off a part; cut short.
Impeachable: Making one subject to impeachment, as misconduct in office.

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