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39 terms

lesson 9

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bilk
to cheat or swindle; to thwart
bilk
syn: defraud; con
homily
a sermon
homily
syn: lecture; speech
demise
death; a ceasing to exist
demise
syn: termination; conclusion
emit
to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light
emit
syn: produce; discharge; release
decadence
moral deterioration
decadence
syn: decay; corruption; debauchery
decadence
ant: decency
aghast
feeling great dismay or horror
aghast
syn: terrified; horrified; shocked
granary
a storehouse for grain
choleric
easily angered
choleric
syn: irascible; cantankerous
choleric
ant: apathetic; impassive
impede
to hinder, obstruct
impede
syn: delay; retard
impede
ant: aid; encourage
qualm
a feeling of uneasiness
qualm
syn: misgiving
qualm
ant: ease
lampoon
a written satire used to ridicule or attack someone
lampoon
syn: parody; caricature
narcissistic
conceited; having excessive self-love or admiration
narcissistic
syn: vain; egotistic
narcissistic
ant: humble; modest
eradicate
to wipe out; to destroy
eradicate
syn: eliminate
eradicate
ant: add; create
fabricate
to concoct; to make up a story in order to deceive
fabricate
syn: forge; fake
ghastly
horrible; frightful
ghastly
syn: dreadful; hideous
ghastly
ant: lovely; attractive
multi
many (root)
naut, naus
sailor, ship (root)
nov, neo
new (root)