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Combines VPP sets 7 & 8. Quiz will be on Monday, December 17

beget

to produce; to give birth to; to create; to lead to; to cause

educe

to draw or bring out

glean

to gather information bit by bit; to collect facts

chafe

to irritate, often through rubbing or friction

effrontery

extreme boldness; nerve

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

gird

to prepare for an event or action; to get ready, brace

daunt

to make afraid; to discourage, intimidate

flux

a state of continual change or movement

hovel

an unpleasant place to live; shack; small, wretched house

cadaverous

of or like a corpse; pale, gaunt, thin

gothic

characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque

penury

extreme poverty

egress

an exit; a way or path out

felicity

great happiness; bliss

despot

a dictator with absolute power

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