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VOCABULARY LIST # 9

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  1. VOCABULARY LIST # 9 • aesthetic / utilitarian adj. • Designed for practical use rather than beauty; believing value lies in usefulness • sensitive to, or appreciative of, art or beauty/ pleasing in appearance • equivocate v. unequivocal • to speak vaguely or ambiguously, especially in order to mislead • Paradigm n. • A set pattern or model. • A set of assumptions, values, or practices that constitutes how one sees reality.

  2. VOCABULARY LIST # 9 • exculpatory adv. • tending to prove that somebody is free from guilt or blame • exiguous adj. (ig zig yoo us) • scanty or meager (ex: exiguous supplies) • fractious adj. • irritable and likely to complain or misbehave

  3. VOCABULARY LIST # 9 • impugn v. • to suggest that somebody or something cannot be trusted or respected • mendacious adj. • having lied in the past, or prone to lying at any time • rectitude n. • strong moral integrity in character or actions • tortuous adj. • with many turns or bends; twisting and winding

  4. VOCABULARY LIST # 9 • aesthetic adj. sensitive to, or appreciative of, art or beauty/ pleasing in appearance • equivocate v. to speak vaguely or ambiguously, especially in order to mislead • Paradigm n. • A set pattern or model. • A set of assumptions, values, or practices that constitutes how one sees reality. • exculpatory adv. tending to prove that somebody is free from guilt or blame • exiguous adj. (ig zig yoo us) scanty or meager (ex: exiguous supplies) • fractious adj. irritable and likely to complain or misbehave • impugn v. to suggest that somebody or something cannot be trusted or respected • mendacious adj. having lied in the past, or prone to lying at any time • rectitude n. strong moral integrity in character or actions • tortuous adj. with many turns or bends; twisting and winding