15 terms

Vocabulary #10

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Affiliate
An associate; a partner; a member; a colleague
Bane
The cause of ruin, harm, distress, or death; blight; curse
Berate
To scold or rebuke severely and at length; to admonish; to reprimand
Blatant
Obvious; too conspicuous; unconcealed; deliberate
Calumny
A false and malicious accusation; slander; slur
Dawdle
To waste time; to tarry; to loiter
Desolate
Lonely; forlorn; uninhabited; barren; deserted; bleak
Fallible
Capable of error; imperfect
Fawn
To act slavishly submissive; to grovel
Filch
To steal; to pilfer; to rob
Garble
To mix up or distort; to jumble; to corrupt
Minion
A submissive, servile follower; a lackey
Neophyte
A beginner; a novice; an amateur
Pacify
To calm down; appease; placate
Prevaricate
To lie; to hedge