Vocab 2

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Vocab 2
2010-02-02 16:22:06
Vocab 2

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  1. Scour
    to rub hard especially with a rough material for cleasing
  2. Munitions
    • 1: explosive military items (as grenade or bombs)
    • 2: material for use in attacking or defending a position
  3. Conjunctivitis
    inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids (pink eye)
  4. Lamentation
    the act of expressing sorrow, mourning, or regret-often demonstratively
  5. Arrears
    the state of being behind in the discharge of obligations; unfinished duty; an unpaid and overdue debt
  6. Gallivanting
    to go about usually indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex; to travel, roam, or move about for pleasure
  7. Inviolate
    not violated or profane; pure
  8. Heathen
    • 1: an unconverted member of a people or nation that does not acknowledge the God of the bible
    • 2: an uncivilized or irreligious person
  9. Perfidious
    • 1: faithless or disloyal
    • 2: an act or an instance of disloyalty
  10. Succumb
    to yield to superior strength or force of overpowering appeal or desire
  11. Vile
    morally despicable or abhorrent; physically repulsive
  12. Abscess
    localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
  13. Assiduity
    the quality of state of being careful with unremitting attention or persistent application
  14. Repentance
    the action or process of turning for sin and dedicating oneself to the amendment of one's life; feeling regret or contrition
  15. Stolid
    having or expressing little or no sensibility