15 terms

List 6 (WW Bk 7)

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ameliorate
(v) to make better; to improve
baleful
(adj) expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous
berate
(v) to criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
circumvent
(v) to avoid through craftiness
compunction
(n) a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by guilt
condone
(v) to overlook or accept without punishment; to pardon or excuse
diminutive
(adj) very small; tiny
euphemism
(n) a polite term to avoid directly naming something considered offensive or unpleasant
expendable
(adj) able to be used up and then discarded or replaced
heresy
(n) the expression of shocking or unacceptable views

heretical (adj) shocking; unacceptable; unorthodox
infirmity
(n) physical or mental weakness or defect

infirm (adj) weak or feeble
profane
(v) to treat with scorn or irreverence

profane (adj) disrespectful of sacred things; not connected with religion; worldly
recompense
(v) to pay or compensate

recompense (n) payment; compensation
repast
(n) food and drink; a meal
servitude
(n) a lack of freedom; forced labor