10 terms

Vocab 3A

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abridge
(v.) to make shorter
altercation
(n.) an angry argument
dissent
(v.) to disagree; (n.) disagreement
eminent
(adj.) famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting
fabricate
(v.) to make, manufacture; to make up, invent
irate
Angry
pilfer
(v.) to steal in small quantities
surmount
(v.) to overcome, rise above
trite
(adj.) commonplace; overused, stale
usurp
to seize and hold a position by force or without right