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Flashcards in Vocab #1 Sep. 22 Deck (15):
1

wrought

worked; elaborated

2

irony

use of words to convey a meaning that is opposite of its literal meaning

3

vehement

passionate; forceful; ardent

4

usurp

seize; take by force

5

impeach

challenge; question

6

pecuniary

relating to money; financial; dat cash flow doe$$$

7

sanguine

optimistic; hopeful (blood-red)

8

infrastructure

the basis or underlying framework of a system or organization

9

reciprocal

mutual; given or felt by each toward the other; corresponding; matching

10

omnipotent

all powerful; almighty

11

auspicious

promising success

12

precipitous

dangerously high or steep

13

diffident

modest or shy; lack of self-confidence

14

subjugate

conquer; bring under domination or control

15

inculcate

instill; teach persistently