unit 12

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unit 12
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2012-03-26 15:34:01
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  1. to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun
    abjure
  2. harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
    acrid
  3. majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
    august
  4. emotionally hardened, unfeelings
    callous
  5. secret, concealed; underhanded
    clandestine
  6. remorse, regret
    compunction
  7. a large destructive fire
    conflagration
  8. in high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased
    elated
  9. not able to be erased or removed; memorable
    indelible
  10. yielding to the wishes or demands of others
    indulgent
  11. firmly established, long-standing; habitual
    inveterate
  12. not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
    irrelevant
  13. of or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness
    nocturnal
  14. a commonplace, stale, or trite remark
    platitude
  15. to subdue, put down forcibly
    quelle
  16. inactive; at rest
    quiescent
  17. to meditate, think about at length; to chew the cud
    ruminate
  18. unspoken, silent; implied, inferred
    tacit
  19. capable of being touched; real, concrete
    tangible
  20. incisive, keen; forceful, effective; cutting, caustic; distinct, clear-cut
    trenchant

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