Vocab unit 3

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20 terms

abridge

(v.) to make shorter

adherent

(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to

altercation

(n.) an angry argument

cherubic

(adj.) resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent

condone

(v.) to pardon or overlook

dissent

(v.) to disagree; (n.) disagreement

eminent

(adj.) famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting

exorcise

(v.) to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive

fabricate

(v.) to make, manufacture; to make up, invent

irate

(adj.) angry

marauder

(n.) a raider, plunderer

obesity

(n.) excessive fatness

pauper

(n.) an extremely poor person

pilfer

(v.) to steal in small quantities

rift

(n.) a split, break, breach

semblance

(n.) a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition

surmount

(v.) to overcome, rise above

terminate

(v.) to bring to an end

trite

(adj.) commonplace; overused, stale

usurp

(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right

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