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Adage
Short saying that express something. Though it is cliche, athletes are found of quoting the adage, "Well take one game at a time.
Adament
Very deyermined and not influenced. Despite the concerns of his parents steve was adament about not attending college
Bedraggled
wet, dirty, and unkept. or a hot mess When the girl enter the classroom she was very bedraggled but still had a smile on her face
Bonafide
real, authentic, and genuine
Steven bought a painting at a garage sale for 50.00, and then later fond out that it was a bonafide masterpiece worth 50,000.00
Chagrin
a feeling of humiliation dure to dissapointment
Much chagrin of his fanily and friends, she rejected his proposal.
Constue
construct meaning
It is often an attorneys job to construe meaning of a contract.
Dichotamy
two parts, ideas that differ from or condridict
The dichatomy of good and evil, is a theme in childrens literature
Elucidate
to clarify, explain or provide key information
Only Jordan elucidate upon his motivations and why he behaved in certain ways.
Facetious
Intend to be humorous, but often silly or inappropriate.
Parents are being facious when they suggest that children whiney about being bored
Gauche
tacky
She was very gauche when she entered the room