Vocab #10

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  1. Noun: a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, idea, etc.
    Affinity: (Noun)
  2. Noun: a person, thing, idea, etc., for which such a natural liking or attraction is felt.
    Affinity: (Noun)
  3. Noun: relationship by marriage or by ties other than those of blood
    Affinity: (Noun)
  4. Noun: inherent likeness or agreement; close resemblance or connection
    Affinity: (Noun)
  5. Verb: to place in proper or desired order; marshal
    Array: (Verb and Noun)
  6. Fill in the Blank!
    Napoleon ______ his troops for battle.
    Arrayed
  7. Verb: to cloth with garments, especially of an ornamental kind; dress up; deck out
    Array: (Verb and Noun)
  8. Fill in the Blank!
    She _____ herself in furs and diamonds.
    Arrayed
  9. Noun: order or arrangement, as of troops drawn up for battle.
    Array: (Verb and Noun)
  10. Noun: military force, especially a body of troops
    Array: (Verb and Noun)
  11. Noun: a large and impressive grouping or organization of things
    Array: (Verb and Noun)
  12. Fill in the Blank!
    He couldn't dismiss the _____ of facts.
    Array
  13. Noun: regular order or arrangement; series
    Array: (Verb and Noun)
  14. Fill in the Blank!
    An ______ of figures.
    Array
  15. Noun: a large group, number, or quantity of people or things
    Array: (Verb and Noun)
  16. Fill in the Blank!
    An impressive ____ of scholars; an imposing _____ of books.
    Array
  17. Adj: extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless
    Audacious: (Adj.)
  18. Fill in the Blank!
    An _____ explorer.
    Audacious
  19. Adj: extremely original; without restriction to prior ideas; highly iventive
    Audacious: (Adj.)
  20. Fill in the Blank!
    An _____ vision of the city's bright future.
    Audacious
  21. Adj: recklessly bold in defiance of convention, propriety, law, or the like; insolent; brazen
    Audacious: (Adj.)
  22. Adj: lively; unrestrained; uninhibited
    Audacious: (Adj.)
  23. Fill in the Blank!
    An _____ interpretation of her role.
    Audacious
  24. Adj: friendly; agreeable
    Convivial: (Adj.)
  25. Fill in the Blank!
    A ______ atmosphere.
    Convivial
  26. Adj: fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial
    Convivial: (Adj.)
  27. Adj: of or befitting a feast; festive
    Convivial: (Adj.)
  28. Verb: to think fit or in accordance with one's dignity; condescend
    Deign: (Verb)
  29. Fill in the Blank!
    He would not _____ to discuss the matter with us.
    Deign
  30. Verb: to condescend to give or grant
    Deign: (Verb)
  31. Fill in the Blank!
    He _____ no reply.
    Deigned
  32. Verb: Obsolete. to condescend to accept.
    Deign: (Verb)
  33. Adj: tending to lessen the merit or reputation of a person or thing; disparaging; depreciatory
    Derogatory: (Adj.)
  34. Fill in the Blank!
    A _______ remark.
    Derogatory
  35. Noun: a person who cultivates a refined taste, especially in food and wine; connoisseur
    Epicure: (Noun)
  36. Noun: Archaic. a person dedicated to sensual enjoyment
    Epicure: (Noun)
  37. Adj: excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please
    Fastidious: (Adj.)
  38. Fill in the Blank!
    ____ eater.
    Fastidious
  39. Adj: requiring or characterized by excessive care or delicacy; painstaking
    Fastidious: (Adj.)
  40. Verb: to establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of others, especially by deliberate effort (usually followed by with)
    Ingratiate: (Verb)
  41. Fill in the Blank!
    He _____ himself with all the guests.
    Ingratiated
  42. Verb: to swing or move to and fro, as a pendulum does
    Oscillate: (Verb)
  43. Verb: to vary or vacillate between differing beliefs, opinions, conditions, etc.
    Oscillate: (Verb)
  44. Fill in the Blank!
    He ______ regularly between elation and despair.
    Oscillates
  45. Verb: to cause to move to and fro; vibrate
    Oscillate: (Verb)
  46. Verb: to pass from one to another or back and forth; give and take; trade; exchange
    Bandy: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  47. Fill in the Blank!
    To ____ blows; to _____ words.
    Bandy
  48. Verb: to throw or strike to and fro or from side to side, as a ball in tennis
    Bandy: (Verb, Adjective, and Noun)
  49. Verb: to circulate freely
    Bandy: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  50. Fill in the Blank!
    To _____ gossip.
    Bandy
  51. Adj: (of legs) having a bend or crook outward; bowed
    Bandy: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  52. Fill in the Blank!
    A new method for correcting _____ legs.
    Bandy
  53. Noun: an early form of tennis
    Bandy: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  54. Noun: Obsolete. a hockey or shinny stick
    Bandy: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  55. Verb: to fall below a normal or desirable level in physical, mental, or moral qualities; deteriorate
    Degenerate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  56. Fill in the Blank!
    The morale of the soldiers _____, and they were unable to fight.
    Degenerated
  57. Verb: to diminish in quality, especially from a former state of coherence, balance, integrity, etc.
    Degenerate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  58. Fill in the Blank!
    The debate ____ into an exchange of insults.
    Degenerated
  59. Verb: to cause degeneration in; bring about a decline, deterioration, or reversion in.
    Degenerate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  60. Adj: having fallen below a normal or desirable level, especially in physical or moral qualities; deteriorated; degraded
    Degenerate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  61. Fill in the Blank!
    A ____ king.
    Degenerate
  62. Adj: having lost, or become impaired with respect to, the qualities proper to the race or kind
    Degenerate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  63. Fill in the Blank!
    A ______ vine
    Degenerate
  64. Adj: characterized by or associated with degeneracy
    Degenerate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  65. Fill in the Blank!
    ______ times.
    Degenerate
  66. Noun: a person who has declined, as in morals or character, from a type or standard considered normal
    Degenerate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  67. Noun: a person or thing that reverts to an earlier stage of culture, development, or evolution
    Degenerate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  68. Adj: capable of having the desired result or effect; effective as a means, measure, remedy, etc.
    Efficacious: (Adj.)
  69. Fill in the Blank!
    The medicine is _____ in stopping a cough.
    Efficacious
  70. Adj: of or pertaining to horseback riding or horseback riders
    Equestrian: (Adj. and Noun)
  71. Fill in the Blank!
    _____ skill.
    Equestrian
  72. Adj: mounted on horseback
    Equestrian: (Adj. and Noun)
  73. Fill in the Blank!
    _______ knights.
    Equestrian
  74. Adj: representing a person mounted on a horse
    Equestrian: (Adj. and Noun)
  75. Fill in the Blank!
    An _____ statue
    Equestrian
  76. Adj: pertaining to or composed of knights or mounted warriors
    Equestrian: (Adj. and Noun)
  77. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ code of honor.
    Equestrian
  78. Adj: of or pertaining to the ancient Roman equites
    Equestrian: (Adj. and Noun)
  79. Noun: a person who rides horses
    Equestrian: (Adj. and Noun)
  80. Noun: an offense, as murder or burglary, of graver character than those called misdemeanors, especially those commonly punished in the U.S. by imprisonment for more than a year
    Felony: (Noun)
  81. Verb: to strip off the skin or outer covering of
    Flay: (Verb)
  82. Verb: to criticize or scold with scathing severity
    Flay: (Verb)
  83. Verb: to deprive or strip of money or property
    Flay: (Verb)
  84. Adj: domineering in a haughty manner; dictatorial; overbearing
    Imperious: (Adj.)
  85. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ manner; an _____ person
    Imperious
  86. Adj: urgent; imperative
    Imperious: (Adj.)
  87. Fill in the Blank!
    ______ need.
    Imperious
  88. Adj: wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will; ill-disposed; malicious
    Malevolent: (Adj.)
  89. Fill in the Blank!
    His failures made him ______ toward those who were successful.
    Malevolent
  90. Adj: evil; harmful; injurious
    Malevolent: (Adj.)
  91. Fill in the Blank!
    A _____ inclination to destroy the happiness of others.
    Malevolent
  92. Verb: to ascribe (one's acts, opinions, etc.) to causes that superficially seem reasonable and valid but that actually are unrelated to the true, possibly unconscious and often less creditable or agreeable causes
    Rationalize: (Verb)
  93. Verb: to remove unreasonable elements from
    Rationalize: (Verb)
  94. Verb: to make rational or conformable to reason
    Rationalize: (Verb)
  95. Verb: to treat or explain in a rational or rationalistic manner
    Rationalize: (Verb)
  96. Verb: to invent plausible explanations for acts, opinions, etc., that are actually based on other causes
    Rationalize: (Verb)
  97. Fill in the Blank!
    He tried to prove that he was not at fault, but he was obviously ______.
    Rationalizing
  98. Verb: to soften in feeling, temper, or determination; become more mild, compassionate, or forgiving
    Relent: (Verb)
  99. Verb: to become less severe; slacken
    Relent: (Verb)
  100. Fill in the Blank!
    The winds _____.
    Relented
  101. Verb: Obsolete. to cause to slacken; abate
    Relent: (Verb)
  102. Verb: Obsolete. to abandon; relinquish
    Relent: (Verb)

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