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30 terms

Lesson 9 and 10

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bilk
to cheat or swindle, to thwart
homily
a sermon
demise
death, a ceasing to exist
emit
to send out, to give forth, as in sound or light
decadence
mortal deterioration
aghast
feeling great dismay or horror
granary
a storehouse for grain
choleric
easily angered
impede
to hinder, obstruct
qualm
a feeling of uneasiness
lampoon
a written satire used to ridicule or attack someone
narcissistic
conceited, having excessive self- love or admiration
eradicate
to wipe out, to destroy
fabricate
to concoct, to make up a story in order to deceive
ghastly
horrible, frightening
fallible
capable of error
blatant
obvious, too conspicuous
dawdle
to waste time
affiliate
an associate, partner
fawn
to act slavishly submissive
calumny
a false and malicious accusation
berate
to scold or rebuke severely and at length
minion
a fawning, servile follower
desolate
lonely, forlorn, uninhabited, barren
bane
the cause of ruin, harm, distress, or death
pacify
to calm down
garble
to mix up or distort
prevaricate
to lie
filch
to steal
neophyte
a beginner