English Test #4

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English Test #4
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2011-04-25 04:00:01
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Lathrop English
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  1. Abject
    • ab-jekt
    • ADJ
    • Utterly hopeless, Miserable, humiliating
  2. Acquiesce
    • Ak-wee-es
    • verb
    • to agree with some reluctance; to comply silently without protest
  3. Acrimonious
    • ADJ
    • stinging bitter, or nasty in nature, speech or behavior
  4. Anathema
    • MOFO
    • uh-nath-uh-muh
    • Noun
    • Something hated
  5. Assuage
    • MOFO
    • uh-sweyj
    • Verb
    • to make milder or less severe, relieve, ease
  6. Callow
    • Adj
    • Immature or inexperienced
  7. Consternation
    • Noun
    • A sudden amazement or dread that results in confusion
  8. Contrite
    • MOFO
    • ADJ
    • Caused by or showing sincere remorse, regretful
  9. Culpable
    • adj
    • deserving blame, responsible for action
  10. Imminent
    • adj
    • likely to occur at any moment
  11. Depravity
    • Noun
    • Corruption, dishonisty
  12. Disconsolate
    • dis-kon-suh-lit
    • adj
    • hopelessly unhappy, inconsolable
  13. Egregious
    • ih-gree-juhs
    • adj
    • outstandingly or extrodanarilly bad
  14. Exacerbate
    • ig-zas-er-beyt
    • verb
    • infuriate; make worse
  15. Exhort
    • ig-zawrt
    • verb
    • to urge, advise, or caution earnestly, warn or advise
  16. Expurgate
    • MOFO
    • ek-sper-geyt
    • verb
    • to remove words or passages deemed offensive or questionable; cencor
  17. Ignominious
    • ig-nuh-min-ee-uhs
    • adj
    • humiliating
  18. Immutable
    • MOFO
    • adj
    • not muteable, unchangeable
  19. Impugn
    • MOFO
    • verb
    • to challange something as false; cast doubt upon
  20. Ingenue
    • en-je-new
    • noun
    • innocent, unworldly young woman
  21. Heretic
    • noun
    • someone who does not agree or conform with a eastablished attitude, doctrine, or principle
  22. Inveterate
    • in-vet-er-it
    • adj
    • settled or confirmed in a habit, practice, or feeling. Established
  23. Latent
    • MOFO
    • adj
    • present but not visible, dormant, hidden
  24. Neophyte
    • nee-uh-phyte
    • noun
    • begginer or novice
  25. Noisome
    • adj
    • offensive or disgusting
  26. Pejorative
    • pee-jor-uh-tiv
    • adj
    • negative, belittling
  27. Perfunctory
    • per-fuhngk-tuh-ree
    • adj
    • performed only as a routine duty
  28. Petulant
    • pech-u-luh-nt
    • adj
    • crabby, moody
  29. protract
    • MOFO
    • verb
    • to draw out, lengthen, extend the duration of
  30. Relegate
    • MOFO
    • verb
    • to send to an inferior postion, place, or condition
  31. Salubrious
    • adj
    • healthful
  32. Scurrilous
    • skur-uh-luhs
    • adj
    • grossly or obscenely abusive, especially foul mouthed, vulgar
  33. Supercilous
    • soo-per-sil-ee-uhs
    • adj
    • arrgant, stuck up
  34. Virtuoso
    • noun
    • a person who has special skill or knowlege in the feild
  35. Implement
    • MOFO
    • noun
    • any article used in some activity, especially an instrument or tool

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