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20 terms

English Odyssey List #1

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Plunder
to seize wrongfully or by force, pillage, sack
Hallow
to make holy, usually a place
Harangue
a long speech characterized by strong feeling; a tirade
Renowned
very well known, famous
Vaulting
arching, reaching or stretching for the heights
Appease
to bring peace or calm, soothe
Exult
to rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant
Swagger
to walk in an arrogant manner; strut; boast; brag
Rout
to drive out or force out; eject
Mortify
to cause to experience humiliation or shame
Burnish
to polish
Staid
sedate; dignified; proper
Lavish
to give or bestow in abundance; shower
Ornate
very elaborate and complicated, embellished
Lyre
stringed instrument of the harp family
Venture
to expose to danger or risk
Thwart
to oppose and defeat the effort
Shackle
to chain up
Uncanny
seeming to have a supernatural character or origin
Gorge
to stuff with food; glut