GRE 2

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EXCORIATE

(v) to censure scathingly, to upbraid

EXPIATE

(v) to atone or make amends for

MINATORY

(adj) menacing, threatening

NONPLUSSED

(adj) baffled, bewildered, at a loss for what to do or think

OBSTREPEROUS

(adj) noisily and stubbornly defiant, aggressively boisterous

PALLIATE

(v) to make something seem less serious, to gloss over, to make less severe or intense

PANEGYRIC

(n) formal praise, eulogy, encomium

PLANGENT

(adj) pounding, thundering, resounding

PUERILE

(adj) childish, immature, jejune, nugatory

REMONSTRATE

(v) to protest, object

SALACIOUS

(adj) lustful, lascivious, bawdy

SANGUINE

(adj) cheerful, optimistic, confident

VITIATE

(v) to corrupt, debase, spoil, make ineffective

iniquitous

wicked; immoral; unrighteous

ignominious

(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

cupidity

extreme greed for material wealth

amortize

to write off a debt by regular payments

turpitude

a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice

odium

hate coupled with disgust

viscid

having the properties of glue

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