10 terms

Lesson 2

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heresy
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established doctrine
docile
easy to teach or manage. syn. submissive; compliant
anathema
1. a hated, repellant person or thing. 2. a formal curse. syn. 1. abhorration; detestation. 2. condemnation
banter
teasing; playful conversation. syn. joshing; badinage; raillery
castigate
to criticize or punish severely. syn. reprimand; chastise; scold
gauche
lacking social graces; tactless. syn. awkward
ignominy
public shame, disgrace, or dishonor. syn. disgrace; infamy
motley
made up of dissimilar parts; being of many colors. syn. varied
emaciated
extremely thin; wasted away. syn. withered
libation
a drink, especially an alcoholic one. syn. intoxicant