15 terms

EN. 102 Vocab 17

EN. 102
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solicitous
showing care, attention, or concern
restive
[restare- keep back] impatient, refusing to move.
antipathy
[pathos-feelings] feeling of aversion, repugnance
mollify
[mollis- soft] calm feelings, soothe
innocuous
[in- not + nocuus- harmful] harmless, inoffensive, insipid
apace
rapidly, swiftly
intimidate
[in- not, timidus- timid] to make timid or fearful- esp. to compel or deter by threats
blatant
loud and noisy
adjunct
something joined to something else but in a dependent or subordinate position
rampant
[ramp- to rear up on hind legs and stretch out on forelegs] marked by a menacing wildness, extravagance, or absence of restraint; widespread
hegemony
[hegemon- leader] The predominant influence, as of a state, region, or group, over another or others.
preponderance
superiority in weight, power, importance, or strength
acrimonious
rancorous, bitter, and sharp
dire
calamitous, warning of consequences
envisage
to conceive an image