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Mrs. Primack's English Class

VOCABULARY WORDS 121-130
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Vocabulary Words 121-130

1.     status quo

the condition or state of affairs that currently exists

2.     repartee

conversation consisting of witty remarks

3.     incendiary

designed or likely to cause civil unrest; relating to or involving the illegal burning of property; relating to or involving the illegal burning of property

4.     periphery

the area around the edge of a place

5.     emissary

an agent or representative sent on a particular mission

6.     venerable

worthy of respect as a result of great age, wisdom, remarkable achievements, or similar qualities

7.     brigand

bandit operating in wild or isolated terrain, usually as a member of a roving band

8.     felicity

happiness or contentment

9.     magnanimous

very generous, kind, or forgiving

10. ubiquitous

present everywhere at once, or seeming to be

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