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Vocabulary Part 2

Darius Ligon

1acronym _____an extended usually written treatment of a subject;specifically : one submitted for a doctorate
2circumspect _____relating to or concerned with wholes or with complete systems rather than with the analysis of, treatment of, or dissection into parts
3colloquial _____didactic a :intended to convey instruction and information as well as pleasure and entertainment b designed or intended to teach 2: making moral observations
4developmental _____careful to consider all circumstances and possible consequences
5didactic _____having or showing knowledge that is gained by studying : possessing or displaying erudition
6dissertation _____1. used in or characteristic of familiar and informal conversation; also : unacceptably informal. 2 of or relating to conversation
7enigma _____a name that someone (such as a writer) uses instead of his or her real name
8erudite _____1. a : of, relating to, or being development ; broadly : EXPERIMENTAL 2 b : serving economic development 2: designed to assist growth or bring about improvement (as of a skill)
9holistic _____a long, usually serious speech that a character in a play makes to an audience and that reveals the character's thought
10infamy _____someone or something that is difficult to understand or explain
11innate _____a word (as NATO, radar, or laser) formed from the initial letter or letters of each of the successive parts or major parts of a compound term; also : an abbreviation (as FBI) formed from initial letters
12jargon _____of, relating to, or undergoing training in a skill or trade to be pursued as a career
13magnanimous _____1.evil reputation brought about by something grossly criminal, shocking, or brutal 2 : an extreme and publicly known criminal or evil act
14obfuscate _____to make something more difficult to understand
15plethora _____a very large amount or number : an amount that is much greater than what is necessary
16posthumous _____1. showing or suggesting a lofty and courageous spirit 2: showing or suggesting nobility of feeling and generosity of mind
17pseudonym _____1. existing in, belonging to, or determined by factors present in an individual from birth : NATIVE, INBORN 2: belonging to the essential nature of something
18sardonic _____1. a : confused unintelligible language b : a strange, outlandish, or barbarous language or dialect c : a hybrid language or dialect simplified in vocabulary and grammar and used for communication between peoples of different speech 2 : the technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity or group 3: obscure and often pretentious language marked by circumlocutions and long word
19soliloquy _____happening, done, or published after someone's death
20vocational _____showing that you disapprove of or do not like someone or something : showing disrespect or scorn for someone or something

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