UNIT 8

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UNIT 8
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2012-05-15 23:03:45
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UNIT 8 VOCAB
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  1. to assert without proof or confirmation
    allege
  2. thoroughgoing, shameless
    arrant
  3. light and playful conversation
    badinage
  4. to overcome the distrust of, win over
    conciliate
  5. to cancel or reverse one order or command, recall
    countermand
  6. one of a series of grades in an organization
    echelon
  7. to make more violent, severe or painful
    exacerbate
  8. stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied way
    fatuous
  9. impossible to disprove, indisputable
    irrefutable
  10. a massive and inescapable force that crushes everything in its path
    juggernaut
  11. lacking spirit or interest, halfhearted
    lackadaisical
  12. a prayer consisting of short appeals, any repetitive chant
    litany
  13. grisly, gruesome, horrible
    macabre
  14. an inadequate quantity, scarcity
    paucity
  15. to indicate beforehand, foreshadow
    portend
  16. to tear down, destroy completely
    raze
  17. to renounce or retract
    recant
  18. to soak thoroughly, to satisfy fully
    saturate
  19. of a gloomy or surly disposition
    saturnine
  20. to cast off, discard, shed; a state of depression
    slough

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