Word List 6

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20 terms

debauch

to corrupt, seduce from virtue or duty; indulge

edifice

large structure

fallow

dormant, unused

gaunt

thin and bony

hardy

robust, vigorous

ignominious

disgraceful and dishonorable

jocular

playful, humorous

knell

sound of a funeral bell, omen of death or failure

lament

to deplore, grieve

magnate

powerful or influential person

nebulous

vague, undefined

obsolete

no longer in use

palpable

capable of being touched or felt; easily perceived

querulous

inclined to complain, irritable

rancid

spoiled, rotten

sallow

sickly yellow in color

talon

claw of an animal, especially a bird of prey

undermine

to sabotage, thwart

vanquish

to conquer, defeat

wane

to decrease gradually

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