My Flashcards For English 3 Pre-AP

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Vengeance

the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life

Amenable

agreeable, cooperative

Amendable

able to fixed, changed, or mended

Underlying

basic; fundamental

Hostile

angry, aggressive

Criterion

a rule, test; a standard for judgment or evaluation

Disperse

to cause to separate and go in different directions

Dissolute

the breakdown of something or a contract

Fetish

Obsession

Forage

the act of searching for food and provisions

Gird

to encircle, bind, or surround; to get ready for action; to brace

Guise

n. an external appearance, cover, mask(appearance, what you look like)

Lesion

wound, injury; especially one created by a disease

Logos

an appeal based on logic or reason

Ethos

an appeal to one's belief

Pathos

appeal to emotion

Torque

a turning or twisting force

Hovel

small crude shelter used as a dwelling

Noisome

offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious

Philanthropy

Love of mankind

Misanthropy

hatred of mankind

Dejected

depressed,sad,gloomy,forlon

Forlon

depressed, sad, dejected

Denounce

condemn; criticize

Oust

to eject; to force out; to banish

Coup

the violent overthrow of a government by a small group; a victorious accomplishment

Alternative

a choice from among two or more things

Badger

to tease, annoy, harass persistently

Docile

easily handled or managed

Fathom

to understand

Hoard

save up as for future use

Mirage

unreal reflection; optical illusion

Languish

to become weak or feeble; to lose strength

Entice

lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt

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