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Unit 14 Definitions
willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submissive; responsive; liable to be held responsible
to scold sharply
large-scale slaughter or loss of life
too ready to believe, easily deceived
a rule test; a standard for judgment or evaluation
to use up as a result of spending or consumption; to diminish greatly
to expand on, write or talk at length or in detail; to move about freely
coming from the outside, foreign; present but not essential, irrelevant
the beginning, start, earliest stage of some process, institution, etc.
a weakness or ailment (physical, mental, moral, etc.)
lacking in nutritive value; lacking in interest or substance; immature, juvenile
a collection of diverse or miscellaneous items; a general misture; petals mixed with spices for scent
showing unusually early development (especially in talents and mental capacity)
delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel
self-righteous, characterized by moralizing; given to use of maxims or adages; saying much in few words, pithy
to beg earnestly and humbly
an excess or overindulgence, as in eating or drinking, causing disgust; to feed or supply with anything to excess
winding, twisted, crooked; highly involved, complex; devious
swollen, bloated, filled to excess; overdecorated or excessive in language