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20 terms

English -- Chapter 5

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Abyss
deep or bottomless pit
Befall
to happen, occur
Crucial
of supreme importance
Dregs
the last remaining part
Embody
to give from to, to incorporate
Exasperate
to irrate, annoy, anger
Fiasco
the complete collapse or failure of a project
Garnish
to adorn or decorate, especially food
Heritage
an inheritance, a birthrite
Inert
lifeless, unable to move or act
Mercenary
acting or working for self gain only
Negligent
marked by carelessness or difference
Oblivion
forgetfulness, disregard,
Opus
an impressive piece of work; especially a musical
Pallid
pale, lacking color, weak
Parable
short narrative designed to teach a moral lesson
Rational
based on reasoning, able to make reason
Reciprocal
shared, involving give and take between people
Stricture
limitation or restriction
Veneer
a thin outer layer; surface apperance or decoration