Vocab 161-170

Vocab #161-170

  1. proselyte (n.) - a convert; a disciple
  2. hoi polloi (n.) - the common people; the masses

  3. melee (n.) - a brawl; a free-for-all

  4. risible (adj.) - laughable; amusing; comical

  5. caterwaul (v., n.) - to howl or screech; a racket or noisy disturbance
  6. solecism (n.) - A breech of etiquette; a faux pas; a misusage

  7. pecuniary (adj.) - pertaining to money; financial

  8. brazen (adj.) - sassy; cheeky; impudent

  9. pundit (n.) - a learned person; an expert

  10. tautology (n.) - needless repetition; redundancy