vocab unit 13

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vocab unit 13
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  1. to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy)
    abet
  2. to affirm, declare confidently
    aver
  3. noise in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, espoecailly in an unfavorable sense
    blatant 
  4. to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the waterl to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid
    broach 
  5. to support, prop up, strengthen
    buttress 
  6. noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
    carousal 
  7. to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities; to arrange in order for some specific purpose
    collate 
  8. an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgements, especially in one of the fine arts
    connoisseur 
  9. deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
    disconsolate 
  10. to weigh down or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt); to fill up, block up, hinder
    encumber 
  11. to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
    forment 
  12. frightful, horrible, ghastly
    grisly 
  13. characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength
    herculean 
  14. showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless
    impassive 
  15. unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
    inauspicious 
  16. unquestionable, beyond dispute
    incontrovertible 
  17. puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
    nonplussed 
  18. suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occuring at an appropriate time
    opportune 
  19. abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
    prolific 
  20. a reply to a reply; especially from the defendant in a legal suit
    rejoinder 

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