1. Jacquerie - a revolt of peasants against the social classes above them.


  1. bifurcate - To divide into two parts or branches.


  1. pugnacious  - having a quarrelsome or combative nature


  1. sanguine – ruddy complexion, cheerfulness, confident, optimistic


  1. obfuscation - to make obscure, confuse


  1. largesse - Liberality in bestowing gifts, especially in a lofty or condescending manner. Money or gifts bestowed. Generosity of spirit or attitude.


  1. defenestration - the act of throwing someone or something out of a window


  1. chiaroscuro -. The technique of using light and shade in pictorial representation.


  1. sui generis - Being the only example of its kind; unique:


  1. a prioi  - Proceeding from a known or assumed cause to a necessarily related effect; deductive


  1. zeitgeist - The spirit of the time; the taste and outlook characteristic of a period or generation:


  1. prodigality – Extravagant wastefulness. . Extreme abundance; lavishness.


  1. hobnob - To associate familiarly: hobnobs with the executives.


  1. viviparous - Giving birth to living offspring that develop within the mother's body.


  1. neologism  - A new word, expression, or usage. The creation or use of new words or senses.


  1. deign - To think it appropriate to one's dignity; condescend


  1. labile  - Open to change, adaptable. (Ex: an emotionally labile person).


  1. prodigality - characterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure


  1. foofaraw - A fuss over a trifling matter.


  1. prolegomena - prefatory remarks or observations.