20 terms

Vocab unit 3

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(v.) to make shorter
Abridge
(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj) attached, sticking to
Adherent
(n.) an angry argument
Altercation
(adj.) resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent
cherubic
(v.) To pardon or overlook
condone
(v.) to disagree; (n) disagreement
dissent
(adj.) famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting
eminent
(v.) to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive
exorcise
(v.) to make, manufacture; to make up, invent
fabricate
(n.) engaged in extreme eating or drinking; greedy overindulgence
gluttony
(adj.) angry
irate
(n.) a raider, plunderer
marauder
(n.) an extremely poor person
pauper
(v.) to steal in small quantities
pilfer
(n.) a split, break, breach
rift
(n.) a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition
semblance
(v.) to overcome, rise above
surmount
(v.) to bring to an end
terminate
(adj.) commonplace; overused, stale
trite
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
usurp