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VOCAB LEVEL D UNIT 1-6 TEST REVIEW

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admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something: to scold mildly ; to remind of a duty
circumspect
(adj.) careful , cautious
cumbersome
(adj.) clumsy, hard to handle ;slow moving
efface
(v.) to wipe out ; to keep onself from being noticed
spurious
(adj.) not genuine,not true, not valid
dissolute
(adj.) loose in one's morals or behavior
fodder
(n.) food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose
proliferate
(v.) to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
subjugate
(v.) to conquer by force , bring under complete control
terse
(adj.) brief and to the point
abridge
(v.) to make shorter
condone
(v.) to pardon or overlook
irate
(adj.) angry
pilfer
(v.) to steal in small quantities
usurp
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
abscond
(v.) to run off and hide
auspicious
(adj.) favorable ; fortunate
intrepid
(adj.) very brave, fearless , unshakable
larceny
(n.) theft
precipice
(n.) a very steep cliff ; the brink or edge of disaster
arbitrary
(adj.) unreasonable ; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
brazen
(adj.) shameless, impudent ; made of brass
catalyst
(n.) a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction any agent the causes change
opaque
(adj.) not letting light through ; not clear or lucide ; dense, stupid
slapdash
(adj.) careless and hasty
doleful
(adj.) sad; dreary
lucid
(adj.) easy to understand, clear ; rational, sane
sardonic
(adj) grmily or scornfull mocking, bitterly sarcastic
superfluous
(adj) exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
tenacious
(adj.) holding fast; holding together firmly; persistent