Unit 3 Vocabulary

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Adversary

an enemy, opponent
noun
antagonist, rival, foe
friend, ally, supporter, confederate

Alienate

to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
verb
separate, drive apart, estrange
befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile

Artifice

a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
noun
ruse, stratagem, contrivance

Coerce

to compel, force
verb
pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain
persuade, cajole

Craven

cowardly; a coward
adjective, noun
fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous
brave, courageous, valiant

Culinary

of or related to cooking or the kitchen
adjective

Delete

to erase, wipe out, cut out
verb
remove, cancel, expunge
insert, add, retain, include

Demise

a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
noun
decease, passing away
birth, beginning, commencement

Exhilarate

to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
verb
stimulate, excite, gladden
discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit

Fallow

(1) plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow
(2) land left unseeded
(3) to plow but not seed
adjective, noun, verb
unproductive, inert, dormat
productive, fertile, prolific

Harass

to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
verb
annoy, pester, bedevil, beleaguer

Inclement

stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
adjective
blustery, tempestuous, implacable
mild, gentle, balmy, tranquil

Muse

to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
verb
meditate, contemplate, daydream

Negligible

so unimportant that it can be disregarded
adjective
trivial, in consequential, insignificant
significant, crucial, momentous

Perpetuate

to make permanent or long lasting
verb
continue, preserve, prolong indefinetly
discontinue, abolish, abandon

Precedent

an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
noun
guide, tradition, model

Punitive

inflicting or aiming at punishment
adjective
penalizing, retaliatory

Redress

(1) to set right, remedy
(2) relief from wrong of injury
verb, noun
rectify, correct, mitigate

Sojourn

(1) a temporary stay
(2) to stay for a time
noun, verb
visit, stopover, brief stay

Urbane

refined in manner or style, suave
adjective
elegant
crude, uncouth, boorish

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