20 terms

Vocab Lesson 15

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official, coming from a source that calls for obedience or belief; dictatorial (adj)
authoritative
in a state of financial ruin; to ruin financially; one who has been ruined financially
bankrupt
a public outcry; any loud and continued noise; to call for by loud, continued outcries
clamor
to be in full agreement; to be the same in nature, character, or function; to happen at the same time (verb)
coincide
inclined to believe the worst of people; bitterly mocking or sneering (adj)
cynical
a ruler who oppresses his or her subjects, a tyrant (noun)
despot
a bitter, long-term quarrel; to fight or quarrel with
feud
to argue in a petty way, especially about a price (verb)
haggle
able to bear up under difficult conditions or harsh treatment; brave and tough (adj)
hardy
able to get along together well; combining different elements that blend pleasingly; melodious (adj)
harmonious
to store up, save; a hidden store or supply
hoard
slightly ill; disinclined to do something
indisposed
an inheritance; something handed down from an ancestor or from the past (noun)
legacy
lawful, rightful; reasonable, justifiable (adj)
legitimate
merry fun, gaiety; laughter (noun)
mirth
to perform the duties of an office; to conduct a religious ceremony; to referee (verb)
officiate
not complete; favoring one side over another; showing a strong liking for someone or something (adj)
partial
to give one's business to regularly as a customer; to support, provide financial help; to treat someone as an inferior while making a show of being kind or gracious (verb)
patronize
a ceremony; the customary form of a ceremony; any formal custom or practice (noun)
rite
shrewd; wise in a keen, practical way (adj)
sagacious