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ad lib
to improvise
bombast
pompous wordy speech
embellish
make beautiful by ornamenting
farce
an absurdly ridiculous situation
florid
describing flowery speech
hackneyed
overused saying
impromtu
unplanned
lampoon
broad saying; uasually choping someone
medley
mixture of songs
mural
large panting on the wall
democratic
ensuring that akk people have the same rights
parody
picture that makes fun of someone/something
plagiarism
take others people's writing and say its your own
laissez fair
idea that government should play as small a role as possible in econmic affairs
poignant
emotionally moving
prosaic
unimaginative
1. sonorous


2.terse
1. having or producing sound


2.brief and to the point
free market
goods and sevices are exchange with little reulation
marbury v. madison
an 1803 court case in which the supreme court ruled that it had the power tti decide wjether laws passed by congress were constitutional.9
judicial review
power of the supreme court to decide whether acts of a president or laws passed by congress were constitutioanl