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Vocabulary for Achievement Lesson 11/12

Vocab Study cards for chapters 11/12
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admonish
(v) a. To criticize mildly
b. To warn or advise against something; to caution
alienate
(v) To cause a person to become distant, unfriendly, or hostile; to lose the friendship or support of
censure
(n) a. An expression of harsh criticism
(v) b. To criticize severely
detriment
(adj) Damage; harm; something that causes damage or harm
imperil
(v) To endanger
incapacitate
(n) To disable; to deprive of power or ability
injurious
(adj) Causing injury or damage
malign
(v) a. To speak evil of; to slander
(adj) b. Evil; harmful
scoff
(v) To make fun of; to mock; to ridicule
subvert
(v) To undermine, weaken, or destroy an established institution
amiss
(adj) a. Wrong; faulty; out of proper order
(adv) b. In a bad, defective, or improper way
bewilderment
(n) The state of being puzzled or confused
blunder
(n) a. A foolish or careless mistake
(v) b. To move in a clumsy way
erroneous
(adj) Wrong; mistaken; false
fallible
(adj) Able to be mistaken, wrong, or in error
faux pas
(n) A minor social error that may cause embarrassment
flustered
(adj) Nervous and confused
miscalculation
(n) a. An error in math or in estimation
b. A bad judgement
misinterpret
(v) To understand incorrectly
predicament
(n) A difficult or unpleasant situation