20 terms

Unit 3 - English 10

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adversary
n. an enemy, opponent
alienate
v. to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
artifice
n. a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
coerce
v. to compel, force
craven
adj. cowardly; n. a coward
culinary
adj. of or related to cooking or the kitchen
delete
v. to erase, wipe out, cut out
demise
n. a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
exhilarate
v. to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
fallow
adj. plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; n. land left unseeded; v. to plow but not seed
harass
v. to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
inclement
adj. stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
muse
v. to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
negligible
adj. so unimportant that it can be disregarded
perpetuate
v. to make permanent or long lasting
precedent
n. an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
punitive
adj. inflicting or aiming at punishment
redress
v. to set right, remedy; n. relief from wrong or injury
sojourn
n. a temporary stay; v. to stay for a time
urbane
adj. refined in manner or style, suave

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