Morgan's IEW Flashcards

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contrite
sincerely sorry
dislodge
to remove; to force out
scowl
to look angry
disclosed
to uncover or reveal
imminent
happening soon
embellished
to decorate; to make more interesting by adding fanciful details
bewildered
puzzled
melancholy
gloomy; causing sadness
fetid
stinky
desecrate
to destroy the beauty or holiness of a sacred place
reform
(n) an improvement (v) to make better
plummet
to drop straight down
uniform
of the same form or manner with others
massive
huge
stunned
shocked
dilapidated
partly ruined; broken down
extol
to praise highly
intrigued
curious or fascinated by something
vacant
empty
foremost
first in time, place, or order
apprehend
to seize
bestow
to give or grant
pursue
to chase
tenacious
not giving up
proficient
skilled or expert
devout
devoted to religion
fatigued
tired or worn out
stymied
blocked
hastily
quickly and with little thought
interminable
seemingly endless
perturbed
annoyed
flee
to run away, as from danger
rebuke
to blame or find fault with
renowned
famous; of good reputation
intrepid
fearless
credible
believable
din
a loud, confused or clanging noise
reprehensible
deserving blame
crane
to stretch out one's neck
repugnant
distasteful; repulsive
restrain
to hold back from doing something
anguish
great pain or suffering in mind or body
gravely
seriously; solemnly
insolent
haughty; insulting
rash
too hasty in action; reckless
aghast
showing signs of horror
tragic
extremely unfortunate
analyze
to examine the parts of something
toil
to work hard; to labor
devious
round about; not according to the normal path
serene
calm and peaceful
contrive
to scheme
relish
to like very much
ludicrous
ridiculous
capriciously
acting without apparent reason or cause
abashed
to be made embarrassed