Vocab words week 2

Heterodox

unorthodox

Paterfamilias

male head of family

Putative

thought-to-be

Aver

To claim or declare

sangfroid

composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances

Altercation

heated dispute

Contravene

go against

Soliloquy

speech to oneself

Mollify

make soft

Gregarious

sociable