Vocab Level E Unit 8

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Vocab Level E Unit 8
2011-12-17 12:16:14
Vocab Level Unit

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  1. animosity
    n. strong dislike; bitter hostility
  2. apathy
    n. a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
  3. apprehensive
    adj. fearful or anxious, especially about the future
  4. commend
    v. to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of
  5. compatible
    adj. able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
  6. condolence
    n. an expression of sympathy
  7. consecrate
    v. to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
  8. decrepit
    adj. old and feeble; worn out, ruined
  9. deride
    v. to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
  10. ingenuous
    adj. innocent, simple; frank, sincere
  11. multifarious
    adj. having great variety; numerous and diverse
  12. obsolete
    adj. out-of-date, no longer in use
  13. omnivorous
    adj. eating every kind of food, eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes
  14. parsimonious
    adj. stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small
  15. quandary
    n. a state of perplexity or doubt
  16. recalcitrant
    adj. stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
  17. reprisal
    n. an injury done in return for injury
  18. revel
    v. to take great pleasure in
  19. revel
    n. a wild celebration
  20. stultify
    v. to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
  21. suave
    adj. smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses