Week 10 Vocabulary

Term Definition
Jaundiced (adj.) Affected with or as if with yellowish pigmentation of the skin
Jockeying (v.) To deal shrewdly or fraudulently with
Modicum (n.) A small portion; a limited quantity
Monastic (adj.) Resembling (as in seclusion or ascetic simplicity) life in a monastery
Monolith (n.) A massive structure
Pernicious (adj.) Highly injurious or destructive; deadly
Personable (adj.) Pleasant or amiable in person; attractive
Perspicacity (n.) The quality of acute mental vision or discernment
Ratify (v.) To approve and sanction formally
Tabula Rasa (n.) Something existing in its original pristine state

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