English Vocab 7

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English Vocab 7
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  1. austere
    • au STERE'
    • adj
    • severe or stern in matter; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain, harsh or sour in flavor
    • forbidding, rigorous, puritanical
    • mild, indulgent
  2. beneficent
    • be NEF i cent
    • adj
    • performing acts of kindness or charity
    • humanitarian
    • selfish
  3. cadaverous
    • ca DAV er ous
    • adj
    • pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
    • emaciated
    • robust
  4. concoct
    • con COCT
    • verb
    • to prepare by combining ingredients
    • create
    • diminish
  5. crass
    • CRASS
    • adj
    • coarse, unfeeling; stupid
    • crude, vulgar
    • elegant
  6. debase
    • de BASE
    • verb
    • to lower in character, quality, or value
    • cheapen
    • elevate
  7. desecrate
    • DES e crate
    • verb
    • to contaminate or pollute
    • profane
    • honor
  8. disconcert
    • dis con CERT
    • verb
    • to confuse; disturb thre composure of
    • upset
    • relax
  9. grandiose
    • GRAN di ose
    • adj
    • grand in an impressive or stately way
    • majestic
    • simple
  10. inconsequential
    • in con se QUEN tial
    • adj
    • trifling, unimportant
    • trivial
    • important
  11. infraction
    • in FRAC tion
    • noun
    • a breaking of a law or obligation
    • violation
    • obey
  12. mitigate
    • MIT i gate
    • verb
    • to make milder or softer
    • lessen
    • aggravate
  13. pillage
    • PIL lage
    • verb
    • to rob of goods by open force
    • ravgage, sack
    • return, share
  14. prate
    • PRATE
    • verb
    • to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
    • chatter
    • succinct
  15. punctilious
    • punc TIL i ous
    • adj
    • very careful and exact
    • precise
    • careless
  16. redoubtable
    • re DOUB ta ble
    • adj
    • inspiring fear or awe
    • formidable
    • laughable
  17. reprove
    • re PROVE
    • verb
    • to find fault with, scold, rebuke
    • chide
    • praise
  18. restitution
    • res ti TU tion
    • noun
    • the act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner
    • compensation
    • steal
  19. stalwart
    • STAL wart
    • adj
    • strong, sturdy, and brave
    • stout
    • weak
  20. vulnerable
    • VUL ner a ble
    • adj
    • open to attack or wounds
    • defenseless
    • invincible

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