LA vocab lists 7-8

LA vocab lists 7-8

Question Answer
Didactic Intended to teach;Just to know: overly preachy
Edify To instruct for intellectual, moral, or spiritual improvement
Edification Related word for edify
Elucidate To make clear
Elucidation Related word for elucidate
Erudite Possessing great knowledge
Erudition Related word for erudite
Esoteric Understood only by an elite, scholarly, or exclusive group
Esoterica Related word for esoteric
Imbue To influence thoroughly
Indoctrinate To instruct in or impart certain principles or ideology
Indoctrination Related word for indoctrinate
Pedagogy The art or profession of teaching
Pedagogical, pedagogue Related words for pedagogy
Pedantic Overly concerned with book learning
Pedantry Related word for pedantric
Pundit A person of great learning
Aegis Protection; sponsorship; guidance
Amends Something done to make up for a wrong
Conciliatory Peacemaking
Conciliate, conciliator Related word for conciliatory
Conductive Favorable to
Extricate To free from difficulty or entanglement
Extrication Related word for extricate
Importune To annoy with repeated and insistent requests
Importunate Related word for importune
Mediate To help opposing sides reach an agreement
Mediator, mediation Related words for mediate
Mitigate To make less severe
Mitigation Related word for mitigate
Patronize To support or sponsor;Just to know: to treat as inferior
Patron, patronage Related words for patronize
Renovate To restore something to an earlier condition, by repairing or remodeling
Renovation Related word for renovate

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