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57 terms

vocab units 9, 10, 11 and wordmasters

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Uniform
identical or consistent, as from example to example, place to place, or moment to moment
Unison
complete agreement; harmony; in one voice; all together
Unanimous
in complete or absolute agreement
Monologue
a long speech made by one actor in a play, film, etc., especially when alone
Monopolize
to have, control, or make use of fully, excluding others
Monolithic
characterized by uniformity
Homonym
one of a group of words pronounced or spelt in the same way but having different meanings
Homogenized
to reduce to small particles of uniform size and distribute evenly
Equitable
impartial or reasonable; fair; just
Iniquity
lack of equity; injustice; unfairness
Equilibrium
a state in which opposing forces are balanced
Benevolent
intending or showing goodwill; doing good or giving aid to others, rather than making profit
Benefactor
a person who supports or helps a person, institution, etc, esp by giving money
Benign
showing kindliness; causing no harm
Accord
agreement; conformity
Discord
disagreement
Cordial
warm and friendly
Animosity
a powerful and active dislike or honesty; anger; hostility
Equanimity
calmness of mind or temper; composure
Magnanimous
generous and noble
Dismal
causing gloom or depression
Malevolent
wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; malicious
Malicious
- characterized by malice; motivated by wrongful, vicious, or mischievous purposes
Perjury
the willful telling of a lie while under oath
Abjure
to give up on oath; renounce
Conjure
to bring forth, especially through words
Predominant
having authority or influence over others; superior
Domineering
ruling in a harsh or arrogant way
Indomitable
not easily discouraged or defeated
Aristocracy
government by a privileged minority, usually of inherited wealth
Theocracy
government by priests claiming to rule with divine authority
Bureaucracy
government by departmental officials following an inflexible routine (minor official)
Legitimize
to make or declare legitimate
Privileged
having special rights
Legislative
having the power to make laws
Domesticate
To tame (an animal) and keep it as a pet or for farm produce
Surly
Bad-tempered and unfriendly
Aftermath
The consequences or aftereffects of an event
Lexicon
The vocabulary of a person, language, or branch of knowledge
Blunder
A stupid or careless mistake
Trundle
To move slowly and heavily, typically in a noisy or uneven way
Omphalos
The center or hub of something
Grackle
A songbird
Plumage
A bird's feathers collectively
Concur
To agree
Adder
A small Eurasian viper
Hunker
To squat or crouch down low
Course
to move without obstruction
Revel
To engage in lively and noisy festivities, esp. those that involve drinking and dancing
Midriff
The region of the front of the body between the chest and the waist
Caucus
A meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members of a particular political party, to select candidates or decide policy
Ocher
A pale brownish yellow color
Umber
A natural pigment darker than ocher
Discharge
To tell (someone) officially that they can or must leave, in particular
Ravenous
Extremely hungry
Supple
Flexible
Concussion
A violent shock