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20 terms

Vocabulary Unit 13

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antipathy
(n.) a strong dislike, hostile feeling
applicable
(adj.) capable of being applied; relevant, suitable
asset
(n.) something of value; a resource; an advantage
beset
(v.) to attack from all sides; to surround, hem in; (part.) harassed, troubled; studded (as with jewels)
compassion
(n.) sympathy for another's suffering; pity
decorum
(n.) proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
duress
(n.) compulsion by threat; forcible confinement
exuberant
(adj.) high-spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained; excessive, abundant
facsimile
(n.) an exact copy
imbibe
(v.) to drink; to take in, absorb
implacable
(adj.) not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding
infinitesimal
(adj.) so small as to be almost immeasurable; minute
innocuous
(adj.) harmless, inoffensive; insignificant
militate
(v.) to have effect or force on or against someone or something
patent
(n.) exclusive rights over an invention; copyright; (v.) to arrange or obtain such rights; (adj.) plain, open to view; copyrighted
prowess
(n.) distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability
sedate
(adj.) quiet, settled, sober; (v.) to administer a tranquilizer
stentorian
(adj.) extremely loud
stipulate
(v.) to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement
ultimatum
(n.) a final proposal or statement of conditions