Vocab 8

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Vocab 8
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  1. aborigine
    noun

    an original inhabitant, especially one displaced by later settlers
  2. abrogate
    verb

    to put an end to; to abolish or repeal
  3. appurtenance
    noun

    an item of equipment; an accessory
  4. bivouac
    noun

    a temporary camp or shelter

    verb

    to stay in such a camp
  5. cetacean
    noun

    member of te order of marine mammals that include whales, dolphines, and porpises
  6. decry
    verb

    to criticize strongly; to denounce
  7. desuetude
    noun

    a state of disuse
  8. leviathan
    noun

    anything that is of enormous size
  9. mawkish
    adj

    1. excessivley sentimental

    2. having an unpleasant, sickly sweet taste
  10. misapprehend
    verb

    to fail to understand correctly
  11. parochial
    adj

    1. limited or narrow in scope or outlook

    2. of or related to a chruch parish
  12. purvey
    verb

    to be in the business of suppling goods, especially food or provisions, for use.

    purveyor. noun
  13. recourse
    noun

    1. a turnign to someone or something for aid

    2. a soruce of help or support
  14. replete
    adj

    well supplied; full.
  15. waive
    verb

    to give up as a right; to forgo

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