vocab units 9, 10, 11 and wordmasters

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Uniform

identical or consistent, as from example to example, place to place, or moment to moment

Unison

complete agreement; harmony; in one voice; all together

Unanimous

in complete or absolute agreement

Monologue

a long speech made by one actor in a play, film, etc., especially when alone

Monopolize

to have, control, or make use of fully, excluding others

Monolithic

characterized by uniformity

Homonym

one of a group of words pronounced or spelt in the same way but having different meanings

Homogenized

to reduce to small particles of uniform size and distribute evenly

Equitable

impartial or reasonable; fair; just

Iniquity

lack of equity; injustice; unfairness

Equilibrium

a state in which opposing forces are balanced

Benevolent

intending or showing goodwill; doing good or giving aid to others, rather than making profit

Benefactor

a person who supports or helps a person, institution, etc, esp by giving money

Benign

showing kindliness; causing no harm

Accord

agreement; conformity

Discord

disagreement

Cordial

warm and friendly

Animosity

a powerful and active dislike or honesty; anger; hostility

Equanimity

calmness of mind or temper; composure

Magnanimous

generous and noble

Dismal

causing gloom or depression

Malevolent

wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; malicious

Malicious

- characterized by malice; motivated by wrongful, vicious, or mischievous purposes

Perjury

the willful telling of a lie while under oath

Abjure

to give up on oath; renounce

Conjure

to bring forth, especially through words

Predominant

having authority or influence over others; superior

Domineering

ruling in a harsh or arrogant way

Indomitable

not easily discouraged or defeated

Aristocracy

government by a privileged minority, usually of inherited wealth

Theocracy

government by priests claiming to rule with divine authority

Bureaucracy

government by departmental officials following an inflexible routine (minor official)

Legitimize

to make or declare legitimate

Privileged

having special rights

Legislative

having the power to make laws

Domesticate

To tame (an animal) and keep it as a pet or for farm produce

Surly

Bad-tempered and unfriendly

Aftermath

The consequences or aftereffects of an event

Lexicon

The vocabulary of a person, language, or branch of knowledge

Blunder

A stupid or careless mistake

Trundle

To move slowly and heavily, typically in a noisy or uneven way

Omphalos

The center or hub of something

Grackle

A songbird

Plumage

A bird's feathers collectively

Concur

To agree

Adder

A small Eurasian viper

Hunker

To squat or crouch down low

Course

to move without obstruction

Revel

To engage in lively and noisy festivities, esp. those that involve drinking and dancing

Midriff

The region of the front of the body between the chest and the waist

Caucus

A meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members of a particular political party, to select candidates or decide policy

Ocher

A pale brownish yellow color

Umber

A natural pigment darker than ocher

Discharge

To tell (someone) officially that they can or must leave, in particular

Ravenous

Extremely hungry

Supple

Flexible

Concussion

A violent shock

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