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34 terms

Mac Vocab Final Verbs

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lambaste
to scold or criticize harshly; to beat or whip severely
meander
to wander about, wind about; a sharp turn or twist
miscontrue
to misinterpret; to misunderstand
mollify
make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else
mortify
to humiliate
obviate
to prevent; to make unnecessary
pacify
(v.) to make peaceful or calm; to soothe
persevere
to refuse to give up despite difficulties
peruse
(v.) to read thoroughly and carefully
permeate
(v.) to spread through, penetrate, soak through
pervaricate
to lie or deviate from the truth
procure
to obtain through special effort; to bring about
quell
to put down forcibly; suppress
quench
satisfy (thirst)
query
to ask; inquire
quiver
the act of vibrating
prognosticate
make a prediction about
rankle
to cause continuing anger or irritation
recant
retract
reciprocate
to give in return
recompense
the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
reconcile
come to terms
seethe
be in an agitated emotional state
satiate
fill to satisfaction
undulate
to move in waves or with a wavelike motion; to have a wavelike appearance or form
usurp
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
wield
To use, control, or manage, as a weapon, or instrument, especially with full command.
sequester
keep away from others
tarry
(v.) to delay leaving; to linger, wait; to remain or stay for a while
transpire
come about, happen, or occur
vacillate
To sway from one side to the other; oscillate
ward
watch over or shield from danger or harm
wrest
to take by force, twist from
writhe
to make twisting or turning movements in a way that suggests pain or struggle