14 terms

8th Grade Vocab Words List UNO et DOS

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(to) abdicate
renounce one's throne/to fail to under take a duty
(to) acquiesce
to accept without protest; to agree or submit
(to) disparage
to represent with little worth or value
infamous
well known for a misdeed
prerequisite
an event required for something else to occur/needed before something else can exist/happen
(to) proscribe
to forbid/to condemn
ramification
consequence of action or event
(to) redress
to correct or rectify
(to) relinquish
to give up or cease to claim voluntarily
sovereign
supreme ruler/supreme power/fully independent
transient
temporary or epehermeral
ubiquitous
very popular and seen everywhere
pervasive
spreading quickly in a group of people
(to) usurp
to illegally take on a position of power and/or importance
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