Literature Vocab 1

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Literature Vocab 1
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2012-09-08 10:19:04
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Literature Vocab 1
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  1. Impel 
    To drive forward; force 
  2. Abdicate 
    To give up responsibility for 
  3. Mercenary 
    A professional soldier hired to fight in a foreign army 
  4. Arbitrary 
    Based on unpredictable decisions rather than on reason or law
  5. Insurrection
    Rebellion
  6. Vindication
    The defense or justification of something, such as ones right 
  7. Dispensation
    Distribution; giving out 
  8. Solicitous
    Full of desire; eager
  9. Countenance 
    To give or express approval; support 
  10. Acquiescing 
    Consenting passively or without protest 
  11. Lethargy 
    A state of sluggishness and inactivity 
  12. Emancipate 
    To free; liberate 
  13. Probity
    Honesty; integrity 
  14. Precept 
    A rule or principle prescribing a particular course of action
  15. Ruminating 
    Turning a matter over and over in the mind 

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