Placek Vocab 58-64

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Placek Vocab 58-64
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  1. Apiary
    where bees are kept
  2. Aviary
    where birds are kept
  3. Badger
    annoy
  4. Halcyon
    calm, peaceful
  5. Lionize
    treat as highly important
  6. Menagerie
    where animals are kept/trained
  7. Molt
    shed skin/hair
  8. Ornithology
    study of birds
  9. Parasite
    free loader
  10. Scavenger
    removes refuse/decay
  11. Antidote
    remedy for poison
  12. Antistringent
    shrinks tissues/checks blood flow
  13. Benign
    not dangerous, gentle
  14. Convalesce
    to recover from illness
  15. Convalescent
    recovering
  16. Fester
    form pus, rot
  17. Hypochondriac
    anxious about illness
  18. Immunity
    resistance, freedom
  19. Immunize
    make immune
  20. Lesion
    injury
  21. Malignant
    dangerous, very evil
  22. Morbid
    gruesome
  23. Pestilential
    morally harmful, plague
  24. Regimen
    set of rules to improve health
  25. Salubrious
    healthful
  26. Sebacious
    greasy
  27. Therapeutic
    curative
  28. Toxic
    poisonous
  29. Unguent
    ointment, salve
  30. Viral
    caused by virus
  31. Virulent
    deadly, venomous, bitter
  32. Virus
    disease causing substance too small to be seen with microscope
  33. Acclaim
    applaud loudly
  34. Encomium
    tribute, eulogy
  35. Eulogize
    glorify, praise
  36. Kudos
    praise for achievement
  37. Laudable
    praiseworthy
  38. Plaudit
    applause
  39. Calumnious
    slanderous
  40. Derogatory
    belittling
  41. Imputation
    accusation
  42. LIbel
    false printed statement
  43. Malign
    vilify
  44. Slander
    false spoken statement
  45. Stigma
    mark of digrace
  46. Banter
    joking
  47. Caricature
    exaggerates defects
  48. Droll
    odd and funny
  49. Facetious
    habit of joking
  50. Flippant
    treating serious matters lightly
  51. Harlequin
    clown
  52. Hilarious
    very funny
  53. Irony
    intended meaning is opposite of words used
  54. Jacose
    playfully humorous
  55. Levity
    lack of seriousness
  56. Ludicrous
    absurd
  57. Parody
    funny imitation
  58. Sarcasm
    sneering, ironic language
  59. Sardonic
    bitterly sarcastic
  60. Satire
    language or writing that exposes and makes fun of faults
  61. Travesty
    imitation that makes something serious seem ridiculous

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