05 August 2014

Vocab 8/5/14

tacit (adj.) -- not spoken

tirade (n) -- a long angry or violent speech, usually of a censorious or denunciatory nature; a diatribe

diatribe (n) -- a bitter, abusive denunciation

denunciation (n) -- the act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure

denounce (v) -- to condemn openly as being evil or reprehensible

reprehensible (adj.) -- to condemn openly as being evil or reprehensible

censorious (adj.) -- tending to censure; highly critical

stoic (adj./n) -- seemingly indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive; one who exhibits this characteristic

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