Parmer Vocabulary 10
Terms in this set (15)
-to find innocent or blameless
The judge absolved the boy of the crime.
-not giving in; stubborn
He became adamant on this point.
-good-natured; friendly and pleasant
He was amiable and well like.
-lacking a moral sense; without principles
Animals hunt and kill prey, but this behavior is amoral.
She seems to have so much animosity toward you.
-an opponent; one who opposes or competes
Police defend themselves against armed antagonists.
-differing from what is customary; odd
Eccentric people sometimes generate original ideas.
-a brief or an unexpected meeting
The encounter had frightened him.
-a perfect or typical example of a general quality or type
He is the epitome of goodness.
-to make evil and often untrue statements about; speak evil
The letters were obviously sent with malign intent.
-rudely brief when speaking to someone
He was curt and businesslike in the meeting.
-to lower the spirits of; weaken the confidence or cheerfulness of. transitive verb
The questions from the prosecutor demoralized the witness.
-a situation requiring a difficult choice
What what to decide on when in a dilemma?
-a tendency to think, act, or behave in a certain way
She had no inclination for a literary career.
The irate person replied.