unit 8 vocab

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unit 8 vocab
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  1. stinging, bitter in temper or tone
    acrimonious 
  2. resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
    bovine
  3. dismay, confusion
    consternation 
  4. fat; having a large, bulky belly
    corpulent 
  5. to deny responsibility for or connection with
    disavow 
  6. impartial; calm, free from emotion
    dispassionate 
  7. disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
    dissension
  8. to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in persuit of pleasure
    dissipate 
  9. to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify
    expurgate 
  10. an armored or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal
    gauntlet 
  11. based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
    hypothetical
  12. mean, low, base
    ignoble 
  13. to call into question; to attack as false
    impugn 
  14. immoderate, lacking self-control; inclement
    intemperate 
  15. hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct
    odium 
  16. faithlessness, treachery
    perfidy 
  17. to placein a lower position; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish
    relegate 
  18. inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined
    squeamish 
  19. subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
    subservient 
  20. open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance
    susceptible 

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