VOCAB UNIT 10

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VOCAB UNIT 10
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  1. (adj) with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
    askance
  2. (v)to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intensity, or value
    attenuate
  3. (adj) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or beneficial effect; not malignant
    bening
  4. (v) to find fault in a petty way, carp
    (n) a trivial objection or criticism
    cavil
  5. (n) onw who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impostor, or quack
    charlatan
  6. (v) to kill or destroy a large part of
    decimate
  7. (n) a weak point, failing, minor flaw
    foible
  8. (v) to do without, abstain from, give up
    foego
  9. (adj) full of or loaded with; accompanied by
    fraught
  10. (v) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure
  11. (adj) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating
    luminous
  12. (adj) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissively, oven for purtly self-interested reason
    obsequious
  13. (adj) blunt, not coming to a point; slow or dull in understanding; measured between 90-180 degrees, not causing sharp impression
    obtuse
  14. (v) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver
    oscillate
  15. (adj) regretful for one's sins or mistakes
    (n) one who is sorry for wrongdoing
    penitent
  16. (adj) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal; offensively self-assured, dictatorial; determined, resolute
    peremptory
  17. (v) to snub; to repel, drive away
    (n) a curt rejection, a check
    rebuff
  18. (v) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliiminary inspection
    reconnoiter
  19. (n) a slaughterhouse; a place of mass bloodsed; a state of complete disorder and confusion, mess
    shambles
  20. (adj) occuring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order
    sporadic

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