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a wise adviser or trusted conselor
mentor
to participatein an organized group refusal
boycott
specialized technical vocab
jargon
referring to language that is not rarely used
archaic
just punishment for wrongdoing
nemesis
to stir to action or awareness
galvanize
the study of changes in word meanings
semantics
a secret language
argot
an adventurous wanering journey a quest
odyssey
full of fun and good cheer
jovial
highly informal language
slang
mental associations suggested by a word
connotation
full of impractical ideas
quixotic
paving material made of layers of small stones
macadam
to tempt but deny of satisfaction
tantalize
conforming to established usuage in speech or writing
standard
everyday spoken language of a religion
vernacular
the exact meaning of a word
denotation
an expression that has a special meaning
idiom
independent minded person
maverick