Unit 10 Vocabulary

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bellow

(v.) to make a sound similar to that of a bull, roar
(n.) a loud, angry roar

dismantle

take off or remove

lair

(n.) the home or den of a wild animal; any hideout

parasite

an organism that lives in or on another organism; one who lives off another person

beneficiary

one who benefits from something; a person who is left money or other property in a will or the like

farce

a play filled with ridiculous or absurd happenings; broad or far-fetched humor; a ridiculous sham

lavish

(adj.) overly generous, extravagant; abundant
(v.) to spend or give freely or without limit

shirk

to neglect, put off, or avoid a duty or responsibility

botch

(v.) to repair or patch poorly; make a mess of
(n.) a hopelessly bungled job

futile

useless; hopeless; ineffectual

morbid

(adj.) in an unhealthy mental state, extremely gloomy; caused by or related to disease, unwholesome

surplus

(n.) a quantity much larger than is needed
(adj.) more than is needed, desired, or required

clutter

(v.) to fill or cover in a disorderly way
(n.) a state of disorder, mess

grueling

(adj.) very tiring, calling for an extreme effort

notorious

Widely known because of bad conduct

timidity

(n.) the state of being easily frightened

dilapidated

(adj.) falling apart or ruined, run-down

hospitable

(adj.) offering friendly or generous treatment to guests; open to anything new or strange

pamper

(v.) to allow too many privileges, be too generous and easygoing toward

veto

(n.) the power to forbid or prevent
(v.) to prohibit, reject

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