Brave New World Chapter 6 Vocab

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Blasphemy

something that is considered offensive to someone's religious beliefs

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Brachycephalic

having a short broad head with a cephalic index over 80

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Cajole

to persuade someone to do something by flattering or coaxing

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Eccentric

unusual, odd

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Embattled

prepared for battle

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Fulminate

cause to explode violently with a loud noise

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Hiccough

hiccup

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Indecorous

improper

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Infantile

occurring among babies or young children

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Malignant

very destructive or harmful

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Obstinate

stubborn

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Octoroon

a white person who is 1/8 black; parents are quadroon

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Putrid

decaying or rotting and emitting a bad odor

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Serene

peaceful

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Solecism

mistake in the use of language

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Stoicism

an indifference to pleasure or pain

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Surrogate

substitute; taking the place of another

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Tawny

of a light brown to brownish orange color; the color of tanned leather

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Totemism

an object or animal believed to have spiritual significance

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Unabashed

not embarrassed or ashamed