10 terms

Vocabulary Chapter 2

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heresy
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established doctrine
docile
easy to teach or manage
libation
a drink, especially an alcoholic one
anathema
1. a hated, repellant person or thing
2. a formal curse
banter
teasing; playful conversation
castigate
to criticize or punish severely
gauche
lacking social graces; tactless
ignominy
public shame, disgrace, or dishonor
motley
made up of dissimilar parts; being of many colors
emaciated
extremely thin; wasted away