Chapter10Vocab

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  1. with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
    askance
  2. to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intensity, or value
    attenuate
  3. gentle, kind, forgiving; having a beneficial effect
    benign
  4. to find fault in a petty way
    cavil
  5. one who feigns knowledge or ability; pretender, impostor
    charlatan
  6. to kill or destroy a large part of
    decimate
  7. a weak point; flaw
    foible
  8. to do without; give up
    forgo
  9. full of or loaded with
    fraught
  10. to toughen, harden;
    inure
  11. emitting or reflecting light
    luminous
  12. marked by slavish attentiveness
    obseqious
  13. blunt; greater than 90 degrees
    obtuse
  14. to swing back and forth with a rhythm
    oscillate
  15. regretful or one's sins
    penitent
  16. determined, resolute
    peremptory
  17. to snub; repel
    rebuff
  18. to engage in reconnaissance
    reconnoiter
  19. slaughterhouse; place of bloodshed
    shambles
  20. occurring at irregular intervals
    sporadic

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