English Semesters- vocab

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English Semesters- vocab
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  1. adulterate
    • verb:
    • to make impure by adding improper, inferior, or unnecessary ingridients
  2. Bane:
    • noun:
    • A cause of great harm, death
  3. Boon:
    • noun:
    • A benefit or blessing, especially one that is timely
  4. Inimical:
    • adjective:
    • harmful, injurious
  5. vitiate:
    • verb:
    • To reduce the value, quality, or effectiveness of.
  6. Quest:
    • noun:
    • A search or pursuit, the act of seeking something
  7. presage
    • noun:
    • a feeling or intuition of what is going to happen
  8. interrogate:
    • verb:
    • to question formally or officially
  9. perquisite:
    • noun:
    • a tip
  10. salutary:
    helpfull or designes to be helpfull; remedial
  11. Toxic:
    • adjective:
    • Poisonous; capable of causing injury or death by chemical means
  12. pernicious:
    adjective:tending to cause death or great harm
  13. panacea:
    • noun:
    • a remedy of all diseases
  14. lucrative:
    • adjective:
    • Producing wealth; profitable
  15. conglomerate:
    • verb:
    • to form or gather into a mass or whole
  16. arbitrer:
    as person chosen to judge or decide in a dispute
  17. accrue:
    • verb:
    • To increase
  18. malevolent.
    • adjective:
    • having or showing ill will; wishing harmt o others
  19. dissension:
    • noun
    • disagreement
  20. decimate:
    verb: to destroy or kill a large group
  21. contentious:
    adjective: argumentative
  22. affront:
    • verb:
    • to insult opnely and intentionally
  23. breach:
    • noun:
    • a break in friendly relations
  24. bellicose:
    • adjective:
    • warlike in manner, aggressive
  25. Rectitude:
    Noun:

    Righteousness
  26. Feign:
    Verb:

    To pretend
  27. Chicanery:
    Noun:

    A trick
  28. Candor:
    noun:

    honestly
  29. Charlatan:
    • Noun:
    • A person who pretends to have special knowledge
  30. Cant
    • noun:
    • monotonous speech
  31. bona fide:
    • adjective:
    • authentic, not copied
  32. apocryphal
    • adjective:
    • doubtful
  33. insidious:
    • adjective:
    • treacherous
  34. veritable:
    • adjective:
    • real or genuine

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