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Accolade
N.
an expression of approval or respect for special merit; an award.
Adamant
Adj.
not yielding; firm
Adulate
V.
to flatter or admire excessively; to idolize
adulation (n)
Altercation
N.
a loud and determined dispute; a noisy quarrel
Annals
n. pl.
a historical record of events, often arranged in a yearly sequence
Assiduous
adj.
diligent and persistent
Chary
adj.
exercising caution; hesitant
Clique
n.
a small, exclusive group; a group held together by like interests or purpose
Decrepit
adj.
worn-out with use; broken-down
Endow
v.
to provide with a quality, a thing, or a gift of money
endowment n.
Ephmeral
adj.
lasting a very short time
Ingratiate
v.
to work to gain the favor of someone
Pantheon
n.
a group of people held in high esteem for their great achievements
Perverse
adj.
- turned away from what is right; wicked
- stubbornly opposing what is right or reasonable; obstinate
perversity n.
Tutelage
n.
instruction, protection, or guardianship
Lesson 4
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Lesson 4
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