20 terms

english voab unit 13

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