Vocabulary

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Vocabulary
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2011-03-30 22:11:59
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  1. to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contaminate, pollute
    desecrate
  2. to confuse; to disturb the composure of
    disconcert
  3. severe or stern in matter; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor
    austere
  4. performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good
    beneficent
  5. pale, gaunt, resembling a corps
    cadaverous
  6. to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish) to devise, invent, fabricate
    concoct
  7. coarse, unfeeling; stupid
    crass
  8. to lower in character, quality or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
    debase
  9. grand in an impressivevor stately way; marked by pompous affection or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
    grandiose
  10. trifling, unimportant
    inconsequential
  11. a breaking of a law or obligation
    infraction
  12. to make milder or softer, to moderate in force in intensity
    mitigate
  13. to rob of goods by open force (as in war), plunder; the act of looting; booty
    pillage
  14. to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
    prate
  15. very careful and exact, attentive to five points of etiquette or propriety
    punctillious
  16. inspiring fear or awe; illustrations, eminent
    redoubtable
  17. to find fault with, scold, rebuke
    reprove
  18. act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state of position; making good on a loss or damage
    restitution
  19. strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
    stalwart
  20. open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected
    vulnerable

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