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20 terms

Unit 8 def

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multifarious
haveing great variety; numerous and divers
condolence
an expression of sympathy
stulify
to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect
decrepit
old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
apprehensive
fearful or anxious, especially about the future
omnivorous
eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, have a wide variety of tastes
compatible
able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
quandary
a state of perplexity or doubt
consecrate
to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
obsolete
out-of-date, no longer in use
animosity
strong dislike; bitter hostility
parsimonious
stingey, miserly; meager, poor, small
apathy
a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
recalcitrant
stubbornly disobedient, resisitng authority
commend
to praise, express approval; to prevent as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of
ingenuous
innocent, simple; frank, sincere
revel
to take great pleasure in; a wild celebration
deride
to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
suave
smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses
reprisal
an injury done in return for an injury