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English 12 Vocab 13
English 12 Vocab 13
Noxious
harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant : -they were overcome by the noxious fumes.
Perfidy
deceitfulness; untrustworthiness.
Propitiate
win or regain the favor of (a god, spirit, or person) by doing something that pleases them :
-the pagans thought it was important to propitiate the gods with sacrifices.
Pecuniary
of, relating to, or consisting of money : -he admitted obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception
Bilious
affected by or associated with nausea or vomiting : I
- had eaten something that didn't agree with me and I was a little bilious.

piteful; bad-tempered :
-outbursts of bilious misogyny.
Tacit
understood or implied without being stated :
-your silence may be taken to mean tacit agreement.
Cavalcade
a formal procession of people walking, on horseback, or riding in vehicles.
-bystanders cheered as the cavalcade passed
Dictum
a short statement that expresses a general truth or principle :
-the old dictum “might makes right.”