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apostate: a person who forsakes his religion, cause, party, etc.effusive: unduly demonstrative; lacking reserve.impasse: a position or situation from which there is no escape.euphoria: a state of intense happiness and self-confidence.lugubrious: mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner.bravado: a pretentious, swaggering display of courage.consensus: majority of opiniondichotomy: division into two partsconstrict: to slow or stop the natural course or to contract or shrinkgothic: noting or pertaining to a style of architecture, originating in France in the middle of the 12th century and existing in the western half of Europe through the middle of the 16th century, characterized by the use of the pointed arch and the ribbed vault, by the use of fine woodwork and stonework, by a progressive lightening of structure, and by the use of such features as flying buttresses, ornamental gables, crockets, and foils.punctilio: a fine point, particular, or detail, as of conduct, ceremony, or procedure.metamorphosis: a complete change of form, structure, or substance, as transformationraconteur to tellsine qua non: an indispensable condition, element, or factor; something essentialquixotic: extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticablevendetta: any prolonged and bitter feud, rivalry, contentionnon sequitur: an inference or a conclusion that does not follow from the premises.mystique: a framework of doctrines, ideas, beliefs, or the like, constructed around a person or object, endowing the person or object with enhanced value or profound meaningquagmire: anything soft or flabbyparlous: perilous; dangerousHopefully this helps people out!
Yes very much so. I learned that the first two quizzes of this year I was getting the wrong definitions so now I can compare these ones to the ones I got. Thanks.