Vocab Unit 8.txt

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Vocab unit 8
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    • Acrimonious
    • Adj
    • Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
  1. Bovine
    • Adj
    • Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
  2. Consternation
    • N
    • Dismay, confusion
  3. Corpulent
    • Adj
    • Fat; having a large, bulky body
  4. Disavow
    • V
    • To deny responsibility for or connection with
  5. Dispassionate
    • Adj
    • Impartial; calm, free from emotion
  6. Dissension
    • N
    • Disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
  7. Dissipate
    • V
    • To cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
  8. Expurgate
    • V
    • To remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify
  9. Gauntlet
    • N
    • 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
  10. Hypothetical
    • Adj
    • Based on assumption or guess; used a a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
  11. Ignoble
    • Adj
    • Mean, low, base
  12. Impugn
    • V
    • To call into question; to attack as false
  13. Intemperate
    • Adj
    • Immoderate, lacking self-control; inclement
  14. Odium
    • N
    • Hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct
  15. Perfidy
    • N
    • Faithlessness, treachery
  16. Relegate
    • V
    • To place in a lower position; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish
  17. Squeamish
    • Adj
    • Inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined
  18. Subservient
    • Adj
    • Subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
  19. Susceptible
    • Adj
    • Open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance

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