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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Level F, Unit 8

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dissipate
verb; to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel;
disavow
verb; to deny responsibility for or connection with
expurgate
verb; to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text;
dispassionate
adj; impartial; free from emotion
consternation
noun; dismay, confusion
dissension
noun; disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
bovine
adj; resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
acrimonious
adj; stinging, bitter in temper or tone
corpulent
adj; fat; having a large, bulky body
subservient
adj; subordinate in capacity or role; serving to promote some end; submissively obedient
perfidy
noun; faithlessness, treachery
hypothetical
adj; based on an assumption or guess; used as a tentative idea to direct an investigate
impugn
verb; to call into question, to attack as false
odium
noun; hatred, contempt;
intemperate
adj; immoderate; lacking in self-control
ignoble
adj; mean, low, base
squeamish
adj; inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset;
susceptible
adj; open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance
gauntlet
noun; an armored or protective glove; a challange to combat
relegate
verb; to place in a lower position; to banish;