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20 terms

Vocab unit 2

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adjourn
to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
a citizen of another country...foreign, strange
comely
having a pleasing appearance
compensate
to make up for; to repay for services
dissolute
loose in one's morals or behavior
erratic
not regular or consistant; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable
expulsion
the process of driving or forcing out
feint
a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense...to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of
fodder
food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose
fortify
to strengthen, build up
illegible
difficult or impossible to read
jeer
to make fun of rudely or unkindly; a rude remark of derision
lucrative
bringing in money; profitable
mediocre
average, ordinary, undistinguished
proliferate
to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
subjugate
to conquer by force, bring under complete control
sully
to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch
tantalize
to tease, torment by teasing
terse
brief and to the point
unflinching
firm, showing no signs of fear