English 9 Vocabulary Lesson 9

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bilk
v. to cheat or swindle; to thwart
homily
n. a sermon
demise
n. death; a ceasing to exist
emit
v. to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light
decadence
n. moral deterioration
aghast
adj. feeling great dismay or horror
granary
n. a storehouse for grain
choleric
adj. easily angered
impede
v. to hinder; to obstruct
qualm
n. a feeling of uneasiness
lampoon
n. a written satire used to ridicule or attack someone
narcissistic
adj. conceited; having excessive self-love
eradicate
v. to wipe out; to destroy
fabricate
v. to concoct; to make up a story in order to deceive
ghastly
adj. horrible; frightful