Vocab List 7

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Vocab List 7
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2011-11-07 22:17:22
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  1. to annul; to abolish by authoritative action
    abrogate
  2. with disapproval; with a skeptical sideways glance
    askance
  3. high-sounding but meaningless; ostentatiously lofty in style
    bombastic
  4. watchful, cautious; extremely shy
    chary
  5. quarrelsome, disagreeable, belligerent
    contentious
  6. in disrepair, run down
    dilapidated
  7. to avoid committing oneself in what one says, to be deliberately unclear
    equivocate
  8. to lay the responsibility or blame for , often unjustly
    impute
  9. uncompromising, refusing to abandon an extreme position
    intransigent
  10. very small
    Lilliputian
  11. a written note or letter
    missive
  12. relating to the sense of smell
    olfactory
  13. supreme, of chief importance
    paramount
  14. crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners
    plebeian
  15. relating to prose (as opposed to poetry); dull, ordinary
    prosaic
  16. to deflect sound or light
    refract
  17. hypocriticall devout; acting morally superior to another
    sanctimonious
  18. marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, and spirit
    stalwart
  19. having to do with time
    temporal
  20. to exercise authority or influence effectively
    wield

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