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PEREGRINATION per·e·gri·na·tion [pèrrəgri náysh’n] (plural per·e·gri·na·tions) NOUN   journey: a journey or voyage (literary) EXAMPLE: It is estimated that our peregrination to Europe by road

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IDOLIZE i·dol·ize [d’l z] (past and past participle i·dol·ized, present participle i·dol·iz·ing, 3rd person present singular i·dol·iz·es) TRANSITIVE VERB 1. admire fanatically: to feel great

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UNTOLD un·told [un tṓld] ADJECTIVE 1. indescribable or uncountable: too great or numerous to be properly described or counted 2. not revealed: not having been

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DAPPER dap·per [dáppər] ADJECTIVE 1. trim: describes a man who is neat and elegant in dress and manner 2. lively: alert and lively or brisk

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FLAMBOYANT flam·boy·ant [flam bóy ənt] ADJECTIVE 1. showy: showy and dashing in a self-satisfied way 2. brightly colored: brightly colored and striking 3. highly decorated:

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INCLEMENT in·clem·ent [in klémmənt] ADJECTIVE 1. not pleasant or mild: unpleasant in being stormy, rainy, or snowy 2. showing little mercy: showing little or no

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OSTENTATIOUS os·ten·ta·tious [òss ten táysh’n, òstən taysh’n] ADJECTIVE   rich and showy: marked by a vulgar display of wealth and success designed to impress people

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CHIC chic [sheek] ADJECTIVE (comparative chic·er, superlative chic·est)   stylish: stylish and elegant EXAMPLE: Yetunde wore a chic outfit to the event yesterday. SYNONYMS: stylish,

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TEMPESTUOUS tem·pes·tu·ous [tem péschoo əss] ADJECTIVE 1. emotionally turbulent: frequently turbulent and giving rise to many emotions 2. with storms: having or affected by frequent

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TACITURN tac·i·turn [tássi tùrn] ADJECTIVE   silent by nature: habitually uncommunicative or reserved in speech and manner EXAMPLE: Tunde is taciturn by nature. Don’t expect

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PULCHRITUDE pul·chri·tude [púlkrə td] NOUN   beauty: physical beauty (literary or humorous)   EXAMPLE: The pulchritude of the universe leaves us in awe.   SYNONYMS:

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BUOYANT buoy·ant [bóy ənt] ADJECTIVE 1. able to float: tending to float or rise to the surface of a liquid or upward in a gas

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