Words to know (sat's)

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1. Brandish: to shake or wave (as a weapon) menacingly. He brandished the knife.
2. Bravado: a pretense of bravery. His bravadoes hurt people
3. Brevity: shortness of duration; especially:shortness or conciseness of expression. I will attend you in brevity
4. Brusque: blunt in manner or speech often to the point of ungracious harshness. His manner of speaking is brusque
5.Bureaucracy: a body of nonelective government officials. Mexico lives in a bureaucracy.
6. Candor: obsolete : unstained purity; fairness. He said he love me with candor.
7. Capitulate: to ceaseresisting. He won’t capitulate to our nice faces.
8. Capricious: governed or characterized by caprice, impulsive. My brother is capricious.
9. Caricature: exaggeration by means of often ludicrousdistortion of parts or characteristics. He caricaturized a drawing of me.
10. Catalyst: an agent that provokes or speeds significant change or action. When ice melts, heat is the catalyst.11. Catharsis: a purification or purgation that brings about spiritual renewal or release from tension. Romans believed catharsis was necessary.
12. Caustic: marked by incisive sarcasm. MyPocahontas essay was caustic about Disney.
13. Cavalier: a gentleman trained in arms and horseman. Women used to dream about marrying a cavalier.
14. Censure: a judgment involving condemnation; anofficial reprimand. Some websites are censured for under age people.
15. Cessation (cease): temporary or final ceasing (as of action). He ceased visiting his mother.
16. Chagrin: disquietude ordistress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure. He was chagrin because he messed up at the play.
17. Charismatic (charisma): of, relating to, or constituting charisma. She issmart, but not charismatic.
18. Charlatan: one making usually showy pretenses to knowledge or ability. He is a charlatan.
19. Chivalrous: valiant; marked by honor, generosity, and courtesy....
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