Thursday, January 16, 2014

Vocab list 2

apogee: the highest or most distant point

bicker: to engage in peevish argument

coalesce: to grow or come together into one

contretemps: an embarrassing occurrence

convolution: a coiled or rolled up condition

cull: to select or choose

disparate: essentially different

dogmatic: pertaining to

licentious: going beyond proper limits

mete: to distribute my measure

noxious: harmful to health or physical well-being

polemic: a controversial argument

populous: heavily populated; crowded

probity: honesty

repartee: a quick and witty reply

supervene: to take place or occur as something 

truncate: to cut short

unimpeachable: above suspicion

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