15 terms

Vocab 19

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abomination
immoral; disgraceful, shameful
adjuration
to command solemnly
alliot
to give as a share of what is available
auspicious
promising well for the future/ good omens
avarice
a strong desire to obtain money
benevolent
showing kindness or goodwill
blatant
intentionally offensive/obvious
brandish
to wave something about to threaten
carnage
widespread and indiscriminate slaughter
clemency
mercy or leniency
aficionado
a fan/enthusiastic admirer
bravado
false bravery/ swaggering courage
hacienda
a large estate, ranch or plantation
peccadillo
a small fault or transgression
peon
an unskilled laborer on unimportant person