English- Vocab Unit 13

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antipathy

a strong dislike, hostile feeling

applicable

capable of being applied; relevant, suitable

asset

something of value; a resource; an advantage

beset

(v). to attack from all sides; to furrow, hem in
(adj). harassed, troubled, studded

compassion

sympathy for another's suffering; pity

decorum

proper behavior, good taste; orderliness

duress

compulsion by threat; forcible confinement

exuberant

high-spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained; excessive, abundant

facsimile

an exact copy

imbibe

to drink; to take in, absorb

implacable

not to be satisfied or pacified; unyeilding

infinitesimal

so small as to be almost immeasureable; minute

innocuous

harmless, inoffensive; insignificant

militate

to have effect or force on or against someone or something, fight against

patent

(n). exclusive rights over an invention; copyright
(v). to arrange or obtain such rights
(adj). lain, open to view, copyrighted

prowess

distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability

sedate

(adj). quiet, settled, sober
(v). to administer a tranquilizer

stentorian

extremely loud

stipulate

to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement

ultimatum

a final proposal or statement of conditions

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