Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Vocabulary #2

Accoutrements: additional items of dress or equipment.
Apogee: the point in the orbit of an object.
Apropos: used to state a speakers beliefs.
Bicker: argue about petty and trivial matter.
Coalesce: come together and form one mass or whole.
Contretemps: an unexpected and unfortunate occurrence.
Convolution: a form or shape that is folded.
Cull: select from a large quantity.
Dogmatic: inclined to lay down principles.
Licentious: promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters.
Mete: dispense or allot justice.
Noxious: harmful, poisonous or very unpleasant.
Populous: containing many people or inhabitants.
Probity: the quality of having strong moral principles.
Supervene: occur later than a specified or implied event.
Unimpeachable: not able to be doubted, questioned, or criticized.

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