vocabulary unit 7 lit

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abhor

verb- to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply.

amend

verb- to change in a formal way; to change for the better.

buffet

verb- to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly. noun: a slap, blow s: a hit.

chaos

noun- great confusion, disorder. s: anarchy.

commodious

adj- roomy, spacious s: comfortable.

corrosive

adj- eating away gradually, acid like; bitterly sarcastic.

discern

verb- to see clearly, recognize s: detect.

extant

adj- still existing s: surviving.

implicate

verb- to involve in; to connect with or be related to.

inter

verb- to bury, commit to the earth; consign to oblivion.

martinet

noun- a stickler for the rules. s: slave-driver.

obviate

verb- to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of.

renegade

noun- one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw adj- traitorous; unconventional.

reprehensible

adj- deserving blame or punishment. s: objectionable.

somber

adj- dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit.

squalid

adj- filthy, wretched, debased. s: dingy.

turbulent

adj- disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy.

vociferous

adj- loud and noisy; compelling attention.

voluminous

adj- of great size; numerous.

waive

verb- to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer.

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