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Unit 8 vocab

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Animosity
strong dislike; bitter hostility
Apathy
a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
Apprehensive
fearful or anxious, especially about the future
Commend
to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of
Compatible
able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
Condolence
an expression of sympathy
Consecrate
to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
Decrepit
old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
Deride
to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
Ingenuous
innocent, simple; frank, sincere
Multifarious
having great variety; numerous and diverse
Obsolete
out-of-date, no longer in use
Omnivorous
eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes
Parsimonious
stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small
Quandary
a state of perplexity or doubt
Recalcitrant
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
Reprisal
An injury done in return for injury
Revel
to take great pleasure in; a wild celebration
Stultify
to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
Suave
smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses