Monday, October 31, 2011

Vocabulary: Fall List #10

abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
ensconce
iconoclastic
in medias res
internecine
maladroit
maudlin
modulate
portentous
prescience
quid pro quo
salubrious
saturnalian
touchstone
traumatic
vitiate
waggish

1 comment:

  1. For internecine which definition should we use? I got three..

    in·ter·ne·cine   [in-ter-nee-seen, -sahyn, -nes-een, -nes-ahyn] Show IPA
    adjective
    1.of or pertaining to conflict or struggle within a group: an internecine feud among proxy holders.

    2.mutually destructive.

    3.characterized by great slaughter; deadly.

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