Vocab 7

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  1. Infraction
    A breaking of the law or obligation
  2. Redoubtable
    Inspiring fear or awe; illustrious, eminent
  3. Pillage
    To rob of goods by open force (as in war), plunder
  4. Vulnerable
    Open to attack, capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected
  5. Stipend
    A fixed sum of money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses
  6. Restitution
    The act of restoring someone/something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good for loss or damage
  7. Punctilious
    Very careful and exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety
  8. Prate
    To talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
  9. Stalwart
    Strong or sturdy, brave strong person
  10. Reprove
    To find fault with, scold, rebuke
  11. Mitigate
    To make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity.
  12. Desecrate
    To commit sacrilege, treat irreverently; to contaminate, pollute
  13. Inconsequential
    Trifling, unimportant
  14. Concoct
    To prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish) to devise, invent, fabricate
  15. Disconcert
    To confuse, to disturb the composure of
  16. Cadaverous
    Pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
  17. grandiose
    Grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation, or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
  18. Debase
    To lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
  19. Beneficent
    Performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good
  20. Austere
    Severe or stern in matter; without adornment or luxury, simple plain,; harsh or sour in favor
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Vocab 7
2013-03-15 02:34:46

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