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vocab unit 15!

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abase
to lower in esteem, degrade, to humble
actuate
to move to action, to impel, trigger, incite
avert
to turn aside, turn away, to prevent, avoid
boorish
rude, unrefined, clumsy, vulgar, crude
brunt
the main impact, force or burden
combatant
a fighter, engaged in fighting
dormant
inactive, in a state of suspension, sleeping
dubious
causing uncertainty or suspicion, in doubtful or uncertain state of mind, hesitant
harangue
to deliver a loud, ranting speech, a loud speech
harry
to make a destructive raid on, to torment, harass
impenitent
not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors of offences
knave
a tricky, unprincipled or deceitful fellow
legion
a large military force, any large group or number, many, numerous
liberality
genorosity, generous act, breadth of mind or outlook, broad-mindedness
plaintiff
one who begins a lawsuit, accuser
probe
to examine, investigate thoroughly, an investigation, a device used to explore
protract
to draw out or lengthen in space or time
quarry
to cut or take from, a place from which stone is taken, something that is hunted or pursued
spurn
to refuse with scorn, disdain
subterfuge
an excuse or trick for excaping or hiding something