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finals vocab-gelineau

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capsize
overturn, upset
contend
1.) compete, vie, take part in as a contest, fight struggle 2.) argue, maintain as true, assert
contentious
quarrelsome, belligerent
decease
death demise
din
loud noise, uproar, clamor, racket,
distinguish
tell apart, differentiate, recognize
divulge
make known, reveal, disclose,
drought
long period of dry weather, lack of rain, dryness
famish
starve, suffer from extreme hunger, make extremely hungry
illuminate
light up, brighten. lighten
inaudible
incapable of being heard, not audible
incense
make extremely angry, enrage, madden, infuriate,
inundate
flood, swamp, deluge
jeopardy
danger, peril
jeopardize
endanger, imperil
magnify
cause to be or look larger, enlarge, amplify, exaggerate
municipal
of a city or town
puncture
make a hole with a pointed object, pierce, perforate
rummage
search thoroughly by turning over all the contents, ransack
simultaneously
at the same time, concurrently, together
subsequently
later, afterward, next
survive
live longer than, outlive, outlast
traverse
pass across, over, or through, croxx
velocity
speed, swiftness, celerity, rapidity
accommodate
1.) hold or contain without crowding or inconvenience, have room for 2.) oblige, do a favor for, furnish with something desired
apprehend
1.) anticipate (foresee) with fear, dread 2.) arrest
apprehension
alarm uneasiness
apprehensive
fearful, afraid
cleave
stick, adhere, cling, be faithful
conceal
keep secret, withdraw from observation, hide, secret
content
satisfied, pleased
culprit
one guilty of a fault or crime, offender, wrongdoer
eliminate
drop, exclude, remove, get rid of, rule out
facetious
given to joking, not to be taken seriously, witty, funny
fatigue
tire, exhaust, weary
fatigue
exhaustion, weariness
infallible
incapable of being in error, sure, certain, absolutely reliable
pilfer
steal (in small amounts), purloin
province
1.) proper business or duty, sphere, jurisdiction 2.) territory, region, domain
reflect
think carefully, meditate, contemplate
reverse
turn completely about, change to the opposite position, revoke, annul
reverse
setback, defeat, reversal
reversible
able to be worn with either side out
shallow
1.) not deep 2.) lacking intellectual depth, superficial, uncritical
superfluous
beyond what is necessary or desirable, surplus, needless
surmount
conquer, overcome, climb over
urban
having to do with cities or towns
vicinity
neighborhood, locality, region, about or near a place
vocation
occupation, calling, bbusiness, trade, profession
affluent
very wealthy, rich, opulent
avarice
excessive desire for wealth, greediness, cupidity
avaricious
greedy, grasping, covetious
covet
desire, long for, crave, especially something belonging to another
dowry
money, property, etc.., that a bride brings to her husband
financial
having to do with money matters, monetary, pecuniary, fiscal
fleece
deprive or strip of money or belongings by fraud, charge excessively for goods or services. swindle, rob, cheat,
hoard
save and conceal, accumulate, amass
lavish
1.) to free in giving using or spending, profuse, prodigal 2.) given or spent too freely, very abundant, extravagant, profuse
lucrative
profitable, moneymaking
means
wealth, property, resources
opulence
wealth, riches, affluence
sumptuous
involving large expense, luxurious, costly
apprehensive
expecting something unfavorable, afraid anxious
cower
draw back tremblingly, shrink or crouch in fear, cringe, recoil,
dastardly
cowardly and mean
intimidate
make fearful or timid, frighten, force by fear, bully
poltroon
thorough coward, dastard, craven
timid
lacking courage or self confidence
trepidation
nervous agitation, fear, fright, trembling
audatious
1.)bold, fearlessly daring 2.) too bold, insolent, impudent
audacity
nerve rashness, remerity
dauntless
fearless, intrepid, very brave, valiant
exploit
heroic act, daring deed, feat
fortitude
courage in facing danger , hardship, or pain, endurance, bravery, pluck, backbone, valor
indomitable
incapable of being subdued, unconquerable, invincible
plucky
courageous, brave, valiant, valorous
rash
overhasty, foolhardy, reckless, impetuous, taking to much risk
acede
agree, assent, consent, acquiesce
accord
harmony, agreement
compact
agreement, understanding, accord, covenant
compatible
able to exisr together harmoniously, in harmony, agreeable, congenial
compromise
settlement reached by a partial yielding on both sides
conform
be in agreement or armony with, act in accordance with accepted standards or customs, comply, obey
consistent
keeping to the same principles throughout, showing no contradiction, in accord, compatible, consonant
correspond
be in harmony, match, fit, agree, be similar
dovetail
to fit together with , so as to form a harmonious whole. interlock with
reconcile
cause to be friendly again, bring back to harmony
relent
become less harsh severe. or strict. soften in temper, yield
altercation
noisy, angry dispute, quarrel, wrangle
antagonize
make an enemy of arouse the hostility of
cleavage
split, division, schism, chasm
discord
disagreement, dissension, strife
discrepancy
difference, disagreement, variation, inconsistency
dissent
differ in opinion, disagree, object
embroil
draw into conflict
estrange
turn (someone) from affection to dislike or enmity, make unfriendly, separate, alienate
friction
conflict of ideas between persons or parties of opposing views, disagreement
irreconcilable
unable to be brought into friendly accord or understanding, hostile beyond the possibility of reconciliation not reconcilable, incompatible
litigation
lawsuit, act or process of carrying on a lawsuit
at variance
in disagreement, at odds
wrangle
quarrel noisily, dispute angrily, brawl, bicker
condiment
somthing added to or served with food to enhance its flavor, seasoning
devour
eat up greedily, feast upon like an animal or a glutton, dispatch
edible
fit for human consumption, eatable. comestible, nonpoisonous
glutton
1.) greedy eater, person in the habit of eating too much 2.) person with a great capacity for enduring or doing something
lusious
delicious, juicy and sweet, delectable
palatable
agreeable to the taste, pleasing, savory, good but...
slake
bring to an end through refreshing drink, satisfy, quench
succulent
full of juice, juicy
voracious
having a huge appetite, greedy in eating, gluttonous, ravenous