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Vocabulary Unit 10

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bellow
to make a sound similar to that of a bull, roar; a loud, angry roar.
beneficiary
one who benefits from something; a person who is left money or other property in a will or a like.
botch
to repair or patch poorly; make a mess of; a hopelessly bungle job.
clutter
to fill or cover in a disorderly way; a state of disorder, mess
dilapidated
falling apart or ruin, run-down
dismantle
to take apart; to strip of something
farce
a play filled with ridiculous or absurd happenings; broad or far- fetched humor; a ridiculous sham
futile
not successful, failing to have any result; useless; unimportant, frivolous
grueling
vary tiring, calling for an extreme effort.
hospitable
offering friendly or generous treatment to guest; open to anything new or strange
lair
a home or den of a wild animal; any hideout
lavish
overly generous, extravent, abundant; to spread or give freely or without limit.
morbid
in an unhealthy mental state, extremely gloomy; caused by or related to disease, unwholesome
notorious
widely known because of bad conduct
pamper
to allow too many privileges, to be too generous and easygoing toward
parasite
an organism that lives in or on another organism; one who lives off another person.
shirk
to avoid or get out of doing work, neglect a duty; to sneak, slink
surplus
an amount beyond what is required, excess; more than what is needed or expected
timidity
the state of being easily frighten
veto
the power to forbid or prevent; to prohibit, reject