1984 Vocab Quiz 3
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1984 Vocab Quiz 3
to find fault with (a person, group, etc.); blame; censure.
covered or highlighted with gold or something of a goldencolor.
person who shows fervor for a person, cause, or object; eager desire or endeavor;enthusiastic diligence; ardor.
to think unworthy of notice, response, etc.; considerbeneath oneself: to disdain replying to an insult.
a representation or image, especially sculptured, as on a monument
A crude representation of someone disliked, used for purposesof ridicule.
to reject as having no authority or binding force: torepudiate a claim.
to lead or move by persuasion or influence, as to some actionor state of mind: to induce a person to buy a raffle ticket.
of or pertaining to air, gases, or wind.
sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly pungent;irritating to the eyes, nose, etc.: acrid smoke from burningrubber.
to replace in power, authority, effectiveness, acceptance,use, etc., as by another person or thing.
opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepteddoctrine, especially of a church or religious system.
extremely large; exceedingly great; enormous: It takes anastronomical amount of money to build a car factory.
prohibiting violation; secure from destruction, violence,infringement, or desecration: an inviolable sanctuary; aninviolable promise.
numerous and varied; greatly diverse or manifold: multifariousactivities.
easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable: aconspicuous error.
lack of interest in or concern for things that others findmoving or exciting.
the study of literary texts and of written records,the establishment of their authenticity and their original form,and the determination of their meaning.
subject to decay, ruin, or destruction: perishable fruits andvegetables.
capable of existing or living together in harmony: the mostcompatible married couple I know.
to urge reasons against; protest against (a scheme, purpose,etc.).
bulging out beyond the surrounding surface; protruding; projecting:protuberant eyes.
lacking or having lost life, sharpness, or flavor; insipid; flat:vapid tea.
the quality of being cleverly inventive or resourceful;inventiveness: a designer of great ingenuity.
producing a state of violent and noisy disturbance, as of a multitude;turmoil.
the practice of attempting to foretell future events ordiscover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means.