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20 terms

GRE 2

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EXCORIATE
(v) to censure scathingly, to upbraid
EXPIATE
(v) to atone or make amends for
MINATORY
(adj) menacing, threatening
NONPLUSSED
(adj) baffled, bewildered, at a loss for what to do or think
OBSTREPEROUS
(adj) noisily and stubbornly defiant, aggressively boisterous
PALLIATE
(v) to make something seem less serious, to gloss over, to make less severe or intense
PANEGYRIC
(n) formal praise, eulogy, encomium
PLANGENT
(adj) pounding, thundering, resounding
PUERILE
(adj) childish, immature, jejune, nugatory
REMONSTRATE
(v) to protest, object
SALACIOUS
(adj) lustful, lascivious, bawdy
SANGUINE
(adj) cheerful, optimistic, confident
VITIATE
(v) to corrupt, debase, spoil, make ineffective
iniquitous
wicked; immoral; unrighteous
ignominious
(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
cupidity
extreme greed for material wealth
amortize
to write off a debt by regular payments
turpitude
a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
odium
hate coupled with disgust
viscid
having the properties of glue