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acclamation
loud expression of welcome goodwill or approval
bucolic
relating to typical rural life, idyllic
calumniate
[ka•lum•kne•ate]
to slander; to make false, damaging statements
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chary
[carrie]
careful, cautious, fastidious
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collusion
a secret agreement intended for fraudulent, illegal, or deceitful purposes
dilettante
[dill•eh•tah’nt]
1. someone who takes up an art form superficially, a dabbler
2. an aficionado or devotee of the arts
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imperturbable
not easily excited or upset, unflappable
increment
1. something gained or added (wages, etc.)
2. the amount by which something changes
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mandate
n: a law, decree, or authoritative command
v: to command or decree
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paltry
1. low, contemptible
2. small, worthless, of little value or consequence
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paroxysm
a sudden, uncontrollable outburst of emotion or a symptom of an illness
pedantry
1. undue display of learning
2. rigid or overbearing adherence to rules
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peregrination
a travel or journey, usually done on foot
profane
adj: irreligious, sacrilegious, debasing the holy or spiritual
v: to disrespect, to debase
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proffer
v: to put out for acceptance, offer
n: an offer, a formal offer (contract)
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redolent
1. scented, full of pleasant fragrance
2. often evocative or something pleasant
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refulgent
shining bright, radiant
shibboleth
word, phrase, or action that sets a group or class apart from others
tyro
a beginner in learning, novice, neophyte
unremitting
not slaking or abating, incessant
vacillate
1. to sway, oscillate
2. to be indecisive
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vituperative
verbally abusive