- Jacquerie - a revolt of peasants against the
social classes above them.
- bifurcate - To divide into two parts or branches.
- pugnacious - having a quarrelsome or combative nature
- sanguine – ruddy complexion, cheerfulness,
- obfuscation - to make obscure, confuse
- largesse - Liberality in bestowing gifts,
especially in a lofty or condescending manner. Money or gifts bestowed. Generosity
of spirit or attitude.
- defenestration - the act of throwing someone or
something out of a window
- chiaroscuro -. The technique of using light and
shade in pictorial representation.
- sui generis - Being the only example of its kind;
- a prioi - Proceeding from a known or assumed cause to a necessarily
related effect; deductive
- zeitgeist - The spirit of the time; the taste and
outlook characteristic of a period or generation:
- prodigality – Extravagant wastefulness. . Extreme abundance; lavishness.
- hobnob - To associate familiarly: hobnobs with the executives.
- viviparous - Giving birth to living offspring
that develop within the mother's body.
- neologism - A new word, expression, or usage. The creation or use
of new words or senses.
- deign - To think it appropriate to one's dignity;
- labile - Open
to change, adaptable. (Ex: an emotionally labile
- prodigality - characterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure
- foofaraw - A fuss over a trifling matter.
- prolegomena - prefatory remarks or observations.