Vocab Unit 4

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acquit

to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completely; to conduct or behave oneself

deem

to think, believe; to consider, have an opinion

devastate

to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins

discredit

to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; to damage in reputation; a loss or lack of belief, confidence, or reputation

elusive

difficult to catch or to hold; hard to explain or understand

generate

to bring into existence; to be the cause of

idolize

to worship as an idol, make an idol of; to love very much

ingratitude

a lack of thankfulness

keepsake

something kept in memory of the giver; a souvenir

mortal

a being that must evantually die; of or relating to such a being; causing death, fatal, conceivable

ovation

an enthusiatic public welcome, an outburst of applause

petty

unimportant, trivial; narrow-minded; secondary in rank, minor

plight

a sorry condition or state; to pledge, promise solemnly

repent

to feel sorry for what one has done of has failed to do

reverie

a daydream; the condition of being lost in thought

revocation

an act or instance of calling back, an annulment, cancellation

scan

to examine closely; to look over quickly but thoroughly; to analyze the rythm of a poem; an examination

strand

a beach or shore; a string of wire, hair, etc.; to drive or run aground; to leave in a hopeless position

strife

bitter disagreement; fighting, struggle

topple

to fall forward; to overturn, bring about the downfall of

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