Vocabulary Unit 8

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dispassionate

adj.impartial, calm, free from emotion,unbiased,detached

dissipate

v.to cause to disappear,to scatter, dispel, to spend foolishly,waste

dissension

n.disagreement,sharp difference of opinion,strife,contention

disavow

v.to deny responsibility for or connect with, retract,abjure

corpulent

adj.fat,having a large bulky body,overweight,stout

consternation

n.dismay,confusion,shock,amazement

bovine

adj.resembling a cow or ox,sluggish, unresponsive, stolid,dull,slow

acrimonious

adj.stinging,bitter in temper or tone,biting,caustic,rancorous

expurgate

v.to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text ,to cleanse,purify,purge

gauntlet

n.an armored or protective glove,a challenge,dare,trial,punishment

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