Analogy Vocab English II Final Exam

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inveterate

-firmly established, long-standing; habitual

barcarole

-a boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers

zoology

-the branch of biology that studies animals

dory

-marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters
-a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled

parquet

-seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
-a floor made of parquetry

lurk

-wait in hiding to attack
-be about

alchemy

-a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
-the way two individuals relate to each other

census

-a period count of the population
-conduct a census

abrasive

-a substance that abrades or wears down
-causing abrasion
-sharply disagreeable

diaphanous

-so thin as to transmit light

cacophonous

-having an unpleasant sound

senility

-the state of being senile
-mental infirmity as a consequence of old age

rig

-manipulate in a fraudulent manner
-the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
-connect or secure to
-equip with sails, masts, etc.
-a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
-formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
-gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
-a set of clothing (with accessories)
-gear used in fishing
-a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses
-arrange the outcome of by means of deceit

arboretum

-a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition

mendicant

-practicing beggary
-a pauper who lives by begging
-a male member of a religious order that originally relied soley on alms

impecunious

-not having enough money to pay for necessities

convalescence

-gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

quadrilateral

-a four-sided polygon
-having four sides

sartorial

-of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
-(adj.) of or pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress (especially men's)

necromancy

-conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
-the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

tympani

-a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it

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