Lit - Unit 12

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Lit - Unit 12
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  1. to resign, formally give up an office or a duty; to disown, discard
    abdicate
  2. to give as a gift, to provide with lodgings
    bestow
  3. able to hold much, roomy
    capacious
  4. ablet to burn or eat away by chemical action; biting, sarcastic
    caustic
  5. strong movement or advance a cause or idea; to campaign, work vigorously
    crusade
  6. to injure or destroy the surface or appearance of; to damage the values, influence or effect of; to face down, outshine
    deface
  7. an order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods; andy restraint or hindrance; to forbid to enter or leave port; to forbid trade with
    embargo
  8. a false notion or belief; an error in thinking
    fallacy
  9. a lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about things that should be treated with respect; buoyancy, lighness in weight
    levity
  10. beggar; depending on begging for a living
    mendicant
  11. to make sick to the stomach; to fill with disgust
    nauseate
  12. to nullify, deny, bring to nothing
    negate
  13. vitally important, essential
    pivotal
  14. one who receives; receiving; able or willing to receive
    recipient
  15. an action designed to confuse or mislead, a trick
    ruse
  16. to become filled to overflowing; to be present in large quantities
    teem
  17. an opinion, belief, or principle held to be true
    tenet
  18. easily managed, easy to deal with; easily wrought, malleable
    tractable
  19. clubsy, awkward; unwieldy
    ungainly
  20. having a huge appetie, greedly, ravenous; excessively eager
    voracious

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