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50 terms

Junior 1

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bereft
devoid of
catastrophe
disaster
demise
death
derelict
abandoned / neglecting duties, negligent
disrepute
bad reputation
estrangement
making hostile, turning away of feeling
ignominy
shame
infelicity
unhappiness, misfortune
insolvent
broke, poor
obliterate
eliminate completely
opprobrium
disgrace, shame
oust
remove forcefully
paucity
lack of
penurious
poor / miserly
regressive
going backward / opposite of progress
stifling
tending to suffocate, be oppressive and heavy to the senses
stunted
limited in growth / development
truculent
brutal, harsh
wreaking havoc
causing disaster, damage
affliction
pain, suffering
appalling
shocking, causing horror
conflagration
destructive fire
curtail
to cut short
dearth
lack of
debacle
total failure downfall *fiasco
deleterious
harmful
derail
to cause to fail
exacerbate
make worse
feign
to pretend
foreboding
predicting misfortune
formidable
causing fear, presenting a tough challenge
funerary
characteristic of a funeral
inhibit
restrict, hinder esp. freedom
loathe
to hate
onerous
burdensome
prohibitive
tending to prevent a certain situation from happening
quell
suppress, subdue
stagnate
not move, not make progress
tribulation
difficulties
quench
to satisfy thirs, desire, passion etc.
assuage
soothe
attuned
in harmony
benign
harmless, kind
captivating
attracting and holding interest
coddle
treat as a baby
extol
to praise
invaluable
extremely valuable
mollify
to soothe
opportune
favorable, well-timed
opulent
wealthy