Vocab #15

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Mrs. Wheeler's fifteenth vocab list
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  1. Verb: to reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.; lessen; diminsh
    Abate: (Verb)
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    To ___ a tax; to ____ one's enthusiasm
    Abate
  3. Verb: to deduct or subtract
    Abate: (Verb)
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    To ___ part of the cost.
    Abate
  5. Verb: to omit
    Abate: (Verb)
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    To ___ all mention of names.
    Abate
  7. Verb: to remove, as in stone carving, or hammer down, as in metalwork, (a portion of a surface) in order to produce a figure or pattern in low relief
    Abate: (Verb)
  8. Verb: to diminish in intensity, violence, amount, etc.
    Abate: (Verb)
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    The storm has ____. The pain in his shoulder finally ____.
    Abated
  10. Noun: sincere penitence or remorse
    Contrition: (Noun)
  11. Adj: lacking in wholesome vigor; degenerate; decadent
    Effete: (Adj)
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    An ___, overrefined society.
    Effete
  13. Adj: exhausted of vigor or energy; worn out
    Effete: (Adj)
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    An ___ political force.
    Effete
  15. Adj: unable to produce; sterile
    Effete: (Adj.)
  16. Noun: the quality or state of being indolent (having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful)
    Indolence: (Noun)
  17. Verb: to accustom to hardship,difficulty, pain, etc.; toughen or harden; habituate (usually followed by to)
    Inure: (Verb)
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    ____ to cold.
    Inured
  19. Verb: to come into use; take or have effect
    Inure: (Verb)
  20. Verb: to become beneficial or advantageous
    Inure: (Verb)
  21. Adj: full of, characterized by, or showing presumption or readiness to presume in conduct or thought
    Presumptuous: (Adj)
  22. Adj: unwarrantedly or impertinently bold; forward
    Presumptuous: (Adj)
  23. Verb: to cause (an organism) to multiply by any process of natural reproduction form the parent stock
    Propagate: (Verb)
  24. Verb: to reproduce (itself, its kind, etc.), as an organism does
    Propagate: (Verb)
  25. Verb: to transmit (hereditary features or elements) to, or through, offspring
    Propagate: (Verb)
  26. Verb: to spread (a report, doctrine, practice, etc.) from person to person; disseminate
    Propagate: (Verb)
  27. Verb: to cause to increase in number or amount
    Propagate: (Verb)
  28. Verb: to draw out or lengthen, especially in time; extend the duration of; prolong
    Protract: (Verb)
  29. Verb: (in surveying, mathematics. etc.) to plot and draw (lines) with a scale and a protractor
    Protract: (Verb)
  30. Adj: four-footed
    Quadruped: (Adj and Noun)
  31. Noun: an animal, especially a mammal, having four feet
    Quadruped: (Adj and Noun)
  32. Verb: to twist or turn; pull, jerk, or force by a violent twist
    Wrest: (Verb and Noun)
  33. Verb: to take away by force
    Wrest: (Verb and Noun)
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    To ___ a knife from a child.
    Wrest
  35. Verb: to get by effort
    Wrest: (Verb and Noun)
  36. Verb: to twist or turn from the proper course, application, use, meaning, or the like; wrench
    Wrest: (Verb and Noun)
  37. Noun: a wresting; twisting or wrench
    Wrest: (Verb and Noun)
  38. Noun: a key or small wrench for turning stringed musical instruments, as the harp or piano, by turning the pins to which the strings are fastened
    Wrest: (Verb and Noun)
  39. Adj: repentantly hateful; detestable; loathsome
    Abominable: (Adj.)
  40. Fill in the Blank!
    An ___ crime.
    Abominable
  41. Adj: very unpleasant; disagreeable
    Abominable: (Adj.)
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    The weather was ___ last week.
    Abominable
  43. Adj: very bad, poor, or inferior
    Abominable: (Adj)
  44. Adj: contrived or arranged by agreement; planned or devised together
    Concerted: (Adj.)
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    A ___ effort.
    Concerted
  46. Adj: done or performed together or in cooperation
    Concerted: (Adj.)
  47. Verb: to make foul, dirty, or unclean; pollute; taint; debase
    Defile: (Verb and Noun)
  48. Verb: to violate the chastity of
    Defile: (Verb and Noun)
  49. Verb: to make impure for ceremonial use; desecrate
    Defile: (Verb and Noun)
  50. Verb: to sully, as a person's reputation
    Defile: (Verb and Noun)
  51. Noun: any narrow passage, especially between mountains
    Defile: (Verb and Noun)
  52. Verb: to advance beyond proper, established, or usual limits; make gradual inroads
    Encroach: (Verb)
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    A dictatorship of the majority is ___ on the rights of the individual.
    Encroaching
  54. Verb: to trespass upon the property, domain, or rights of another, especially stealthily or by gradual advances
    Encroach: (Verb)
  55. Adj: (of persons) liable to err, especially in being deceived or mistaken
    Fallible: (Adj)
  56. Adj: liable to be erroneous or false; not accurate
    Fallible: (Adj.)
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    ____ information.
    Fallible
  58. Adj: not harmful or injurious; harmless
    Innocuous: (Adj.)
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    An ___ home remedy.
    Innocuous: (Adj.)
  60. Adj: not likely to irritate or offend; inoffensive
    Innocuous: (Adj.)
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    An ___ remark.
    Innocuous
  62. Adj: not interesting, stimulating, or significant; pallid; insipid
    Innocuous: (Adj.)
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    An ____ novel.
    Innocuous
  64. Adj: of or pertaining to an island or islands
    Insular: (Adj. and Noun)
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    ___ possessions.
    Insular
  66. Adj: dwelling or situated on an island.
    Insular: (Adj. and Noun)
  67. Adj: forming an island
    Insular: (Adj. and Noun)
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    ____ rocks.
    Insular
  69. Adj: detached; standing alone; isolated
    Insular: (Adj. and Noun)
  70. Adj: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of islanders
    Insular: (Adj and Noun)
  71. Noun: an inhabitant of an island; islander
    Insular: (Adj. and Noun)
  72. Noun: a remedy for all disease or ills; cure-all
    Panacea: (Noun)
  73. Noun: an answer or solution for all problems or difficulties
    Panacea: (Noun)
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    His economic philosophy is a good one, but he tries to use it as a ____.
    Panacea
  75. Verb: to grow in, or as in, the manner of a plant
    Vegetate: (Verb)
  76. Verb: to be passive or unthinking; to do nothing
    Vegetate: (Verb)
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    To lie on the beach and ____.
    Vegetate
  78. Verb: to speak ill of; defame; slander
    Vilify: (Verb)

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