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20 terms

level B unit 10 vocab

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bellow
to make a sound similar to that of a bull, roar (v); a loud, angry roar(n)
beneficiary
one who benefits from something; a person who is left money or other property in a will or the like
botch
(v)to repair or patch; make a mess of; (N) a hopelessly bungled job
dilapidated
falling apart or ruined, run-down
clutter
(v) to fill or cover in a disorderly way; (n) a state of disorder, mess
dismantle
to take apart; to strip of something
farce
a play filled with ridiculous or absurd happenings; broad or far-fetched humor; a ridiculous sham
futile
not successful, failing to have any result; useless; unimportant, frivolous
grueling
very tiring, calling for an extreme effort
hospitable
offering friendly or generous treatment to guest; open to anything new or strange
lair
the home or den of a wild animal; any hideout
lavish
(adj) overly generous, extravagant; abundant;(v) to spend or give freely or without limit
morbid
in an unhealthy mental state, extremely gloomy; caused by or related to disease, unwholesome
notorious
widely known because of bad conduct
pamper
to allow too many privileges, be too generous and easygoing toward
parasite
an organism that lives in or on another organism; one who lives off another person
shirk
to avoid or get out of doing work, neglect a duty; to sneak, slink
surplus
(n) an amount beyond what is required, excess; :(adj) more than what is needed or expected
timidity
the state of being easily frightened
veto
(n)the power to forbid or prevent; (v) to prohibit, reject