Mind and Public Speaking Subjective Essay

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Chapter 3 – Vocabulary
Tranquil (adj.) – free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm
Magnitude (n.) – size; extent; dimensions / great importance or consequence
Digression (n.) – to deviate or wander away from the main topic or purpose in speaking or writing; depart from the principal line of argument, plot, study, etc.
Anecdote (n.) – a short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature
Tumult (n.) – violent and noisy commotion or disturbance of a crowd or mob; uproar
Dispel (v.) – to drive off in various directions; disperse; dissipate / to cause to vanish; alleviate
Expound (v.) – to set forth or state in detail / to explain; interpret
Collective (adj.) – forming a whole; combined
Ambiguous (adj.) – open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal / of doubtful or uncertain nature; difficult to comprehend, distinguish, or classify
Inexorable (adj.) – unyielding; unalterable / not to be persuaded, moved, or affected by prayers or entreaties
Exert (v.) – to put forth or into use, as power; exercise, as ability or influence; put into vigorous action / to put (oneself) into strenuous, vigorous action or effort
Impiety (n.) – lack of piety; lack of reverence for God or sacred things; irreverence / lack of dutifulness or respect
Superficial (adj.) – being at, on, or near the surface / shallow; not profound or thorough / concerned with or comprehending only what is on the surface or obvious
Metaphysics (n.) – the branch of philosophy that treats of first principles, includes ontology and cosmology, and is intimately connected with epistemology
Oratory (n.) – skill or eloquence in public speaking
Subjective (adj.) –existing in the mind; belonging to the thinking subject rather than to the object of thought / Philosophy relating to or of the nature of an…