Vocab 13

Abjure

1: to renounce upon oath 2: to reject solemnly

Belie

to give a false impression of

Conciliatory

1: to gain (as goodwill) by pleasing acts2: to make compatible

Disparage

to lower in rank or reputation

Expedite

to execute promptly

Futile

1: serving no useful purpose 2: completely ineffective

Hubris

exaggerated pride or self-confidence

Gauche

lacking social experience or grace

Lethargy

abnormal drowsiness

Inculcate

to teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

Kinetic

of or relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces and energy associated therewith

Metamorphosis

1: change of physical form, structure, or substance especially by supernatural means 2: a striking alteration in appearance, character, or circumstances

Obsequious

marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness

Precipitous

1: precipitate2: very steep, perpendicular, or overhanging in rise or fall

Suffragist

one who advocates extension of suffrage especially to women