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42 terms

English Midterm Vocab.

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inane
Lacking sense; empty
Avaunt
Go Away
Digress
To wander away from the main topic
Fawn
Flatter
Harrowing
extremely disturbing or distressing
Avarice
Greed
Jeer
Mock;Taunt
Benison
blessing
disarm
remove dislike or suspicion
bedlams
old women
Harbinger
messenger
Sadist
getting enjoyment out of harming others
unscrupulous
lacking morals
putrid
low quality; foul
gall
bitter substance
bough
tree branch
perturbation
disturbance
gouts
drops; globs
knell
ringing bell
quell
great slaughter; kill
wry
twisted expression
equivocator
liar; deceiver
blasé
indifferent; bored with life
laudable
praiseworthy
jovial
happy disposition
imperious
marked with arrogant assurance
crestfallen
depressed or disappointed
diminutive
small
boisterous
noisy
contemptuous
with hatred
liniment
oil or ointment
palpable
able to be touched
exhibitionist
someone who enjoys attracting attention to themselves
incarnadine
red
brusquely
unpleasant; curt manner of speech
ostracize
to exclude from a group
suave
smoothly agreeable; polite
compunctious
guilty feelings; remorse
reprehensible
blameworthy
pacifist
opposing violence
rapt
absorbed
halitosis
bad breath