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jargon






S6
(n) specialized language associated with a specific job speciality or field of knowledge
ambiguous






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(adj) unclear in meaning
subtile

(SUT-ul)




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(adj) not immediately obvious
paramount






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(adj) foremost; primary
cordial

(CORD-yul)




S6
(adj) warm and sincere/friendly; (rare use = stimulating)
colloquy

(COLLA-kwee)




S6
(n) a formal conversation; written dialogue
reiterate






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(v) to say or do again
obtuse






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(adj) stupid; slow on the uptake; dull, rounded, or not pointed
rebuke






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(v) to scold or reprimand
revivify

(RE-VIV-vi-fy)




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(v) to give new energy or new life to something
soporific

(SOP-a-RIF-ic)




S6
(adj) sleep inducing
somnolent

(SOM-na-lunt)




S6
(adj) sleepy
sojourn

(SO-jurn)




S6
(n) = a visit; (v) = to reside somewhere temporarily
undaunted






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(adj) not discouraged
convoluted






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(adj) complicated, intricate; having many overlaping coils and folds
appellation






S6
(n) name
vernacular

(ver-NACK-u-ler)




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(n) = everyday language used by ordinary people; the native language of the common people
amenable

(a-MEAN-i-bull)




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(adj) agreeable; willing
idiom






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(n) an expression whose actual meaning differs from the meaning of its invidual words
abortive






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(adj) interrupted while incomplete
narrative






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(n) = a story; (adj) = something that tells a story, as in "narrative poetry".
melange

(may-LAN-zh)




S6
(n) a mixture (French word)