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19 terms

Unit 4 Vocab Quiz

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fervent
adj. - ardent, intensely earnest
ardour
noun - heat of passion or desire
capacious
adj. - roomy, spacious
dross
noun - rubbish
gale
noun - a strong wind
paroxysm
noun - a violent outburst of emotion
relinquish
verb - to give up, abandon
caprice
noun - sudden change of mind without apparent reason
uncouth
adj. - uncultured
chimera
noun - an unreal creature of the imagination
physiognomy
noun - a person's facial features or expression
livid
adj. - discolored as by a bruise
wretch
noun - a miserable, unhappy, or unfortunate person
rave
verb - to speak irrationally or wildly
antipathy
noun - deep-seated feeling of aversion or dislike
exculpate
verb - to declare free from guilt
guile
noun - cunning, deceit
sublime
adj. - overwhelmingly beautiful or powerful
clemency
noun - mercy