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11 terms

Mr.Neary-World Literature- List # 5

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benign
adj.
gentle, not harmful, kind
circumspect
adj.
careful, well thought out
obliterate
verb
to blot out leaving no traces, to destory
opaque
adj.
difficult to see through, unclear, dark
penchant
noun
a strong liking for somehting, a predilection
pretentious
adj.
slowly, self-important, marked by unjustifiable claims of excellence
relegate
verb
to dismiss to a less prominent position, to banish
sloth
noun
sluggishness, laziness, indolence
spurious
adj.
false, fake, not genuine
undermine
verb
to weaken the support of; to injure or harm in a deliberate or sneaky way
virulent
adj.
extremely poisonous, malignant, hateful