Ch. 7-8 Synonyms

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austere

forbidding, rigorous, puritanical, ascetic, unadorned, subdued

beneficent

humanitarian, magnanimous, charitable

cadaverous

corpselike, wasted, haggard, emaciated, ghastly

concoct

create, fashion, rustle up

crass

crude, vulgar, tasteless, oafish, obtuse

debase

cheapen, corrupt, demean, depreciate

desecrate

profane, defile, violate

disconcert

upset, rattle, ruffle, faze, perturb

grandiose

majestic, bombastic, highfalutin

inconsequential

trivial, negligible, petty, paltry

infraction

violation, transgression, breach, offense

mitigate

lessen, relieve, alleviate, diminish

pillage

ravage, sack, loot; booty

prate

chatter, prattle, blab, blabber, palaver

punctilious

precise, scrupulous, exacting, fussy, finicky

redoubtable

formidable, fearsome, awesome, august

reprove

chide, chastise, upbraid, reproach

restitution

compensation, reimbursement, redress, restoration

stalwart

sturdy, stout, intrepid, valiant; mainstay

vulnerable

defenseless, exposed, unguarded

acrimonious

biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish

bovine

stolid, dull, slow, stupid

consternation

shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay

corpulent

overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly

disavow

disown, disclaim, retract, abjure

dispassionate

unbiased, disinterested, cool, detached

dissension

strife, discord, contention

dissipate

disperse, strew, diffuse, waste

expurgate

purge, censor, bowdlerize

gauntlet

dare, provocation, trial, punishment

hypothetical

assumed, supposed, conjectural, conditional

ignoble

inferior, unworthy, dishonorable, sordid

impugn

challenge, deny, dispute, query, question

intemperate

excessive, extreme, unrestrained, inordinate

odium

abhorrence, opprobrium, shame, ignominy

perfidy

betrayal, disloyalty, treason, duplicity

relegate

transfer, consign, demote, exile

squeamish

nauseated, queasy, delicate, oversensitive, priggish

subservient

secondary, servile, obsequious, useful

susceptible

vulnerable, receptive, impressionable

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