Vocab Quiz #2

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Antithesis
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
Austere
(adj.) severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance
Banal
(adj.) so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
Benign
(adj.) kind and gentle; mild and harmless
Capricious
(adj.) impulsive and unpredictable
Exacerbate
(v.) to make worse or more severe
Fastidious
(adj.) very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail
Opaque
(adj.) not letting light through; not clear or lucid
Reprove
(v.) to scold or criticize; find fault with
Venerate
(v.) to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect