Fathers and Sons Vocabulary List

Volubly – A continuous flow of words; constantly talking
Nonchalance – Cooly indifferent and casual
Bilious – Extremely unpleasant; reminiscent of bile
Pompous – Overtly self-important and dignified
Boudoir – A woman’s bedroom or private sitting room
Magnanimous – Extremely forgiving; high-minded and noble
Churlish – Rude, mean, and disrespectful
Albeit – Although
Acrimony – A sharp or bitter tone of voice
Vehemence – The state of being very emotional and impassioned
Calumny – A false and mean statement said to ruin someone else’s reputation
Punctilious – Very exact with rituals and conduct
Repudiate – To passionately reject
Languidly – Slow and spiritedless
Pensive – Wistfully and sand sadly dreamy
Placid – Supremely peaceful
Surreptitious – Acting secretly
Affably – Being pleasantly easy to talk to; friendly and kind
Diffidence – Timid and reserved with little self-confidence
Platitude – A flat and dull remark

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