Vocab Unit 7 (soph)

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Austere

severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor

Beneficial

performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good

Cadaverous

pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse

Concoct

to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish) to devise, invent, fabricate

Crass

coarse, unfeeling; stupid

Debate

to lover in character, quality, or value; to degrade adulterate; to cause to deteriorate

Desecrate

to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently, to contaminate, pollute

Disconcert

to confuse, to disturb the composure of

Grandiose

grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated

Inconsequential

trifling, unimportant

Infraction

a breaking of a law or obligation

Mitigate

to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity

Pillage

to rob of goods by open force (as in war), plunder, the act of looting; booty.

Prate

to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion

Punctilious

very careful and exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety

Redoubtable

inspiring fear or awe; illustrious, eminent

Reprove

to find fault with, scold, rebuke

Restitution

the act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good on a loss or damage

Stalwart

strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; (n) a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position

Vulnerable

open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected

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