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Unit 7

Vocabulary Workshop unit 7
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austrere
severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor
beneficent
preforming acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good
cadaverous
pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
concoct
to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish); to devise, invent, fabricate
crass
coarse, unfeeling, stupid
debase
to lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
desecrate
to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contraminate, pollue
disconcert
to confuse; to disturb the composure of
grandiose
grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affection or gandeur, absurdly exaggerated
inconsequential
triffling, unimportant
infraction
a breaking of a law or obligation
mitage
to make milder or softer, to moderate in force of intensity
pillage
to rob of goods by open force, plunder; the act of looting; booty
prate
to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
punctillios
very careful and exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette or property
redoubtable
inspiring fear or awe; illustrous, eminent
reprove
to find fault with, scold, rebuke
restitution
the act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good on a loss or damage
stalwart
strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
vulnerable
open to attack; capable of being wounded oe damages; unprotected