Vocab #7

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  1. 1. Adj: having ”mixed feelings about someone or something; being unable to choose between two (usually opposing) courses of action
    Ambivalent: (Adj.)
  2. 2. Adj: Psychology. of or pertaining to the coexistence within an individual of positive and negative feelings toward the same person, object, or action, simultaneously drawing him or her in opposite directions.
    Ambivalent: (Adj.)
  3. 1. Adj: doing good or causing good to be done; conferring benefits; kindly in action or purpose.
    Beneficent: (Adj.)
  4. 1. Adj: engaged to be married
    Betrothed: (Adj. and Noun)
  5. 2. Noun: the person to whom one is engaged
    Betrothed: (Adj. and Noun)
  6. 1. Verb: to arrange for the marriage of; affiance (usually used in passive constructions)
    Betroth: (Verb)
  7. 2. Verb: Archaic. to promise to marry
    Betroth: (Verb)
  8. 1. Adj: of or pertaining to a condition present at birth, whether inherited or caused by the environment,especially the uterine environment.
    Congenital: (Adj.)
  9. 2. Adj: having by nature a specified character
    Congenital: (Adj.)
  10. 1. Noun: majority of opinion
    Consensus: (Noun)
  11. 2. Noun: general agreement or concord; harmony
    Consensus: (Noun)
  12. 1. Adj: incapable of being terminated; unending
    Interminable: (Adj.)
  13. 2. Adj: monotonously or annoyingly protracted or continued; unceasing; incessant
    Interminable: (Adj.)
  14. 3. Adj: having no limits
    Interminable: (Adj.)
  15. 1. Adj: resolutely fearless; dauntless
    Intrepid: (Adj.)
  16. 1. Adj: distasteful, objectionable, or offensive
    Repugnant: (Adj.)
  17. 2. Adj: making opposition; averse
    Repugnant: (Adj.)
  18. 3. Adj: opposed or contrary, as in native or character
    Repugnant: (Adj.)
  19. 1. Adj: of a sickly, yellowish color
    Sallow: (Adj. and Verb)
  20. 2. Verb: to make sallow
    Sallow: (Adj. and Verb)
  21. 1. Noun: a rapid movement of troops from a besieged place to attack the besiegers.
    Sortie: (Noun and Verb)
  22. 2. Noun: a body of troops involved in such a movement
    Sortie: (Noun and Verb)
  23. 3. Noun: the flying of an airplane on a combat mission
    Sortie: (Noun and Verb)
  24. 4. Verb: to go on a sortie; sally forth
    Sortie: (Noun and Verb)
  25. 1. Adj: utterly unyieldingly in attitude or opinion in spite of all appeals, urgings, etc.
    Adamant: (Adj. and Noun)
  26. 2. Adj: too hard to cut, break, or pierce
    Adamant: (Adj. and Noun)
  27. 3. Noun: any impenetrably or unyieldingly hard substance
    Adamant: ( Adj. and Noun)
  28. 4. Noun: a legendary stone of impenetrable  hardness, formerly sometimes identified with the diamond.
    Adamant: (Adj. and Noun)
  29. 1. Verb: to make hostile or unfriendly; make an   enemy or antagonist of
    Antagonize: (Verb)
  30. 2. Verb: to act in opposition to; oppose
    Antagonize: (Verb)
  31. 3. Verb: to act antagonistically
    Antagonize: (Verb)
  32. 1. Noun: documents or records relating to the  activities, business dealings, etc., of a person,family, corporation, association, community, or nation.
    Archives: (Noun and Verb)
  33. 2. Noun: a place where public records or other historical documents are kept
    Archives: (Noun and Verb)
  34. 3. Noun: any extensive record or collection of data
    Archives: (Noun and Verb)
  35. 4. Noun: a computer file containing one or more compressed files.
    Archives: (Noun and Verb)
  36. 5. Verb: to place or store in an archive
    Archives: (Noun and Verb)
  37. 6. Verb: to compress (computer files) and store them in a single file
    Archives: (Noun and Verb)
  38. 1. Noun: an absolute ruler, especially a monarch who holds and exercises the powers of government as by inherent right, not subject to restrictions.
    Autocrat: (Noun)
  39. 2. Noun: a person invested with or claiming to  exercise absolute authority.
    Autocrat: (Noun)
  40. 3. Noun: a person who behaves in an  authoritarian manner; a domineering person.
    Autocrat: (Noun)
  41. 1. Adj: given to faction; dissentious
    Factious: (Adj.)
  42. 1. Adj: argumentative
    Dissentious: (Adj.)
  43. 2. Adj: pertaining to or proceeding from faction
    Factious: (Adj.)
  44. 1. Verb: to make (plans, efforts, etc.) worthless or of no avail; defeat; nullify
    Frustrate: (Verb)
  45. 2. Verb: to disappoint or thwart (a person)
    Frustrate: (Verb)
  46. 1. Adj: leaving no opportunity for denial or  refusal; imperative
    Peremptory: (Adj.)
  47. 2. Adj: imperious or dictatorial
    Peremptory: (Adj.)
  48. 3. Adj: positive or assertive in speech, tone, manner, etc.
    Peremptory: (Adj.)
  49. 4. Adj: that precludes or does not admit of  debate, question, etc.
    Peremptory: (Adj.)
  50. 1. Verb: to defer action; delay
    Procrastinate: (Verb)
  51. 2. Verb: to put off till another day or time; defer; delay
    Procrastinate: (Verb)
  52. 1. Adj: springing back; rebounding
    Resilient: (Adj.)
  53. 2. Adj: returning to the original form or position after being bent, compressed, or stretched.
    Resilient: (Adj.)
  54. 3. Adj: recovering readily from illness,  depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant.
    Resilient: (Adj.)
  55. 1. Noun: an act or instance of supplicating; humble prayer, entreaty, or petition
    Supplication: (Noun)

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