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Vocabulary Old Fashion Literature Feb 2012

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adorn decorations
advantageous giving an advantage
argument an angry disagreement between people or a discussion or debate between people with different views, opinions, etc
assert to state firmly that something is true
buffoonery acting like a clown or buffoon
calf a young cow. Its meat is called veal
calumny a comment about someone that is not fair or true and is intended to damage their reputation
colt a young male horse
confute prove to be false
conversation informal talk between people
converse to have a conversation
credulous tending to believe things that people tell you and therefore easily tricked or cheated
deposition a formal written statement by a witness that is read out in a court because the witness cannot be present at the court
disparaging showing that you have no respect for someone or something
disregard to not consider something important, or to not pay any attention to it
eloquent expressing what you mean using clear and effective language
endeavor an attempt to do something very hard
envy the unhappy feeling that you have when you want very much to do something that someone else does or to have something that they have
forthwith immediately
implore to ask someone to do something, in a very emotional way, because you want it very much
inappropriate not appropriate in a particular situation
indictment an official statement accusing someone of committing a serious crime
minae A monetary unit of ancient Greece and the Middle East, originally equivalent to the weight of a mina of silver or or an ancient unit of weight and value equal to 1/60 talent
orator someone who makes speeches in public, especially someone who is good at doing this
pardon to forgive something wrong or inappropriate
persuade to make someone agree to do something by giving them reasons why they should
premeditation the process of deliberately planning to do something without meditation
sophist any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects or someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious
twofold twice as much, or twice as many
unappropriate Inappropriate; unsuitable.
utter to say something
uttered communicated in words
virtue a good quality or habit that a person has, especially a moral one such as honesty or loyalty
whence used for introducing the result of a fact that has just been stated or from what place or origin or source (""Whence did he come?"")
wicked morally wrong and deliberately intending to hurt people
wickedly in a wicked evil manner
wreak to cause the infliction of (vengeance or punishment) or cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
wrought a past tense and past participle of wreak
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