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Affinity- relationship by marriageBilious- of or indicative of a peevish ill nature dispositionCognate- of the same natureCorollary- A proposition inferred Immediately from a proved proposition with little or no additional proof Cul-de-sac - a pouchDerring-do- a daring actionDivination- The art or practice that seeks to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge due to the interpretation of omens Elixir- A substance capable of prolonging life indefinitely Folderol- a useless accessory Gamut- an entire range or seriesHoi polloi- the General populaceIneffable- incapable of being expressed in words Lucubration- to study by night Mnemonic- intended to assist memoryObloquy- abusive languageParameter- an independent variable used to express the coordinates of variable point and functions of themPundit- a learned man Risible- provoking laughterSymptomatic- having the characteristics of a certain disease but arising of a different cause Volte-face- a reversal in policy
I think cul-de-sac could also refer to a dead end, or a street that leads to a dead end.
Here's A Prezi for this weeks vocab. Don't trust these definitions but I hope they help.http://prezi.com/zmnifbvpy2x_/vocab-11/