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Flashcards in Chapter 2: 91-100 Deck (10)
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1

laud; extol; touy; acclaim

-verbs (acclaim can be a noun)
-to praise
-applaud

2

dismissive

-adjective
-showing indiffernece or disregard
-to reject

3

disparage

-verb
-to speak in a slighting or disrepectful way
-to belittle

4

pompous

-adjective
-filled with excessive self-importance
-pretentious

5

crypitic

-adjective
-having a hidden or amiguous meaning
-mysterious

6

subtle

-adjective
-a gradual change that is difficult to detect immediantely

7

disparity

-noun
-an in equiality
-a gap
-an imbalance

8

curtail

-verb
-to cut off or reduce

9

innocuous

-adjective
-harmless
-not likely to give offence or to arouse strong feelings or hostility

10

diatribe; tirade

-noun
-a bitter abusive denunciation
-a thunderous verbal attack