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English Vocab 9/30 English Vocab

Term Definition
logophile a lover of words
anhedonia (an-hee-DOH-nee-uh) lack of pleasure or of the capacity to experience it
aggiornamento the act of bringing something up to date to meet current needs.
sobersides a humorless or habitually serious person
monticule a small mountain, hill, or mound
tattersall a pattern of squares formed by colored crossbars on a solid-color, usually light background.
polyhistor a person of great and varied learning.
mickle Archaic. great; large; much.
concatenation a series of interconnected or interdependent things or events.
sinecure (SAHY-ni-kyoo-r) an office or position requiring little or no work, especially one yielding profitable returns.
gramarye (GRAM-uh-ree) occult learning; magic.

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