Vocab Power Plus Lessons 7-8

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gird

to prepare for an event or an action

daunt

to make afraid; to discourage

flux

a state of continual change or movement

hovel

a wretched living place; an open shed

cadaverous

of or like a corpse; pale, gaunt, thin

gothic

of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction

penury

extreme poverty

egress

an exit; a means of going out

felicity

happiness; bliss

despot

a dictator with absolute power

beget

to produce; to make happen

educe

to draw or bring out

glean

to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor

chafe

to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction

effrontery

shameless boldness

imbibe

to drink (especially alcohol)

feign

to pretend

desist

to stop; discontinue

allude

to hint at, to refer to indirectly

elite

the choice members or best of a group

termin

end; boundary

dem; demos

people

ism

belief in

anti

against

duc; duct

to lead

do

to give

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