vocab lesson 2

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Terms in this set (...)

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
a hated, repellant person or thing; 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
heresy ant.
orthodoxy
docile syn.
submissive; compliant
docile ant.
unmanageable; willful
libation syn.
intoxicant
anathema syn.
abhorration; detestation; condemnation
anathema ant.
beloved; blessing; praise
banter syn.
joshing; badinage; raillery
banter ant.
vituperation
castigate syn.
reprimand; chastise; scold
castigate ant.
praise
gauche syn.
awkward
gauche ant.
graceful
ignominy syn.
disgrace; infamy
ignominy ant.
renown; eminence; repute
motley syn.
varied
motley ant.
uniform; homogeneous; similar
emaciated syn.
withered
emaciated ant.
plump; fattened