29 January 2015

Vocab 1/29/15

clemency (n) -- a disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy

cabaret (n) -- a restaurant or nightclub providing short programs of live entertainment

laggard (n) -- someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

palisade (n) -- a fence of pales forming a defense barrier or fortification

commingle (v) -- to become blended

yuppie (n) -- a young city or suburban resident with a well-paid professional job and an affluent lifestyle

gloaming (n) -- twilight; dusk

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