Vocab List #11

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  1. Verb: To destroy the self-confidence, poise, or self-possession of; disconcert; make ashamed or embarrassed
    Abash: (Verb)
  2. Fill in the Blank!
    To ___ someone by sneering.
    Abash
  3. Adj: promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable
    Auspicious: (Adj.)
  4. Adj: favored by fortune; prosperous; fortunate
    Auspicious: (Adj.)
  5. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ occasion.
    Auspicious
  6. Noun: respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, will, etc., of another
    Deference: (Noun)
  7. Noun: respectful or courteous regard
    Deference: (Noun)
  8. Fill in the Blank!
    In ____ to his wishes.
    Deference
  9. Noun: conduct; behavior; deportment
    Demeanor: (Noun)
  10. Noun: facial appearance; mien
    Demeanor: (Noun)
  11. Noun: general external appearance; aspect; semblance
    Guise: (Noun and Verb)
  12. Noun: assumed appearance or mere semblance
    Guise: (Noun and Verb)
  13. Noun: style of dress
    Guise: (Noun and Verb)
  14. Verb: to dress; attire
    Guise: (Noun and Verb)
  15. Fill in the Blank!
    An old principle in a new ____.
    Guise
  16. Fill in the Blank!
    Under the ____ of friendship.
    Guise
  17. Fill in the Blank!
    In the ____ of a shepherd.
    Guise
  18. Fill in the Blank!
    Children ____ as cowboys.
    Guised
  19. Adj: extending back beyond memory, record, or knowledge
    Immemorial: (Adj.)
  20. Fill in the Blank!
    From time ______.
    Immemorial
  21. Adj: of or pertaining to magic, astrology, or any system claiming use or knowledge of secret or supernatural powers or agencies
    Occult: (Adj., Noun, Verb)
  22. Adj: beyond the range of ordinary knowledge or understanding; mysterious
    Occult: (Adj., Noun, Verb)
  23. Adj: secret; disclosed or communicated only to the initiated
    Occult: (Adj., Noun, Verb)
  24. Adj: secret from view
    Occult: (Adj., Noun, Verb)
  25. Noun: the supernatural or supernatural agencies and affairs considered as a whole (usually preceded by the)
    Occult: (Adj., Noun, and Verb)
  26. Noun: occult studies or sciences (usually preceded by the)
    Occult: (Adj., Noun, Verb)
  27. Verb: to block or shut off (an object) from view; hide
    Occult: (Adj., Noun, Verb)
  28. Verb: to become hidden or shut off from view
    Occult: (Adj, Noun, Verb)
  29. Verb: to present, especially deliberately, the appearance of being profess or claim, often falsely
    Purport: (Verb and Noun)
  30. Verb: to convey to the mind as the meaning or thing intended; express or imply
    Purport: (Verb and Noun)
  31. Noun: the meaning, import, or sense
    Purport: (Verb and Noun)
  32. Noun: purpose; intention; object
    Purport: (Verb and Noun)
  33. Fill in the Blank!
    A document _____ to be official.
    Purporting
  34. Fill in the Blank!
    The main ___ of your letter.
    Purport
  35. Fill in the Blank!
    The main ____ of their visit to France.
    Purport
  36. Adj: of or pertaining to tailors or their trade
    Sartorial: (Adj.)
  37. Adj: of or pertaining to clothing or style or manner of dress
    Sartorial: (Adj.)
  38. Fill in the Blank!
    ____ workmanship.
    Sartorial
  39. Fill in the Blank!
    _____ splendor.
    Sartorial
  40. Noun: a group of individuals or organizations combined or making a joint effort to undertake some specific duty or carry out specific transactions or negotiations
    Syndicate: (Noun)
  41. Noun: a combination of bankers or capitalists formed for the purpose of carrying out some project requiring large resources of capital, as the underwriting of an issue of stock or bonds.
    Syndicate: (Noun)
  42. Noun: a group, combination, or association of gangsters controlling organized crime or one type of crime, especially in one region of the country.
    Syndicate: (Noun)
  43. Noun: a council or body of syndics
    Syndicate: (Noun)
  44. Fill in the Blank!
    The local furniture store is individually owned, but is part of a buying ____.
    Syndicate
  45. Adj: subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one's discretion
    Arbitrary: (Adj.)
  46. Adj: decided by a judge or arbiter rather than by a law or statue
    Arbitrary: (Adj.)
  47. Adj: having unlimited power; uncontrolled or unrestricted by law; despotic; tyrannical
    Arbitrary: (Adj)
  48. Adj: capricious; unreasonable; unsupported
    Arbitrary: (Adj.)
  49. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ decision.
    Arbitrary
  50. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ government.
    Arbitrary
  51. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ demand for payment.
    Arbitrary
  52. Verb: to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully
    Browbeat: (Verb)
  53. Fill in the Blank!
    They ____ him into agreeing.
    Browbeat
  54. Noun: government by many bureaus, administrators, and petty officials
    Bureaucracy: (Noun)
  55. Noun: the body of officials and administrators, especially of a government or government department
    Bureaucracy: (Noun)
  56. Noun: excessive multiplication of, and concentration of power in, administrative bureaus or administrators
    Bureaucracy: (Noun)
  57. Noun: administration characterized by excessive red tape and routine
    Bureaucracy: (Noun)
  58. Noun: anything prohibited by law from being imported or exported
    Contraband: (Noun)
  59. Noun: goods imported or exported illegally
    Contraband: (Noun)
  60. Noun: illegal or prohibited trade; smuggling
    Contraband: (Noun)
  61. Adj: lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly
    Inane: (Adj. and Noun)
  62. Adj: empty; void
    Inane: (Adj. and Noun)
  63. Noun: something that is empty or void, especially the void of infinite space
    Inane: (Adj. and Noun)
  64. Fill in the Blank!
    _____ questions.
    Inane
  65. Adj: shrewd or prudent in practical matters; tactful; diplomatic
    Politic: (Adj.)
  66. Adj: contrived in a shrewd and practical way; expedient
    Politic: (Adj.)
  67. Adj: political
    Politic: (Adj.)
  68. Fill in the Blank!
    A ___ reply.
    Politic
  69. Fill in the Blank!
    The body _____.
    Politic
  70. Adj: done deliberately; planned in advance
    Premeditated: (Adj.)
  71. Fill in the Blank!
    A ____ murder.
    Premeditated
  72. Noun: the agency, function, or power of a person authorized to act as the deputy or substitute for another
    Proxy: (Noun)
  73. Noun: the person so authorized; substitute; agent
    Proxy: (Noun)
  74. Noun: a written authorization empowering another person to vote or act for the signer, as at a meeting of stockholders
    Proxy: (Noun)
  75. Noun: an ally or confederate who can be relied upon to speak or act in one's behalf
    Proxy: (Noun)
  76. Noun: a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place
    Scapegoat: (Noun and Verb)
  77. Verb: to make a scapegoat of
    Scapegoat: (Noun and Verb)
  78. Fill in the Blank!
    Strike leaders tried to ____ foreign competitors.
    Scapegoat
  79. Adj: not lasting, enduring, or permanent; transitory
    Transient: (Adj. and Noun)
  80. Adj: lasting only a short time; existing briefly; temporary
    Transient: (Adj. and Noun)
  81. Adj: staying only a short time
    Transient: (Adj. and Noun)
  82. Noun: a person or thing that is transient, especially a temporary guest, boarder, laborer, or the like
    Transient: (Adj. and Noun)
  83. Fill in the Blank!
    ____ authority.
    Transient
  84. Fill in the Blank!
    The _____ guests at a hotel.
    Transient

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