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20 terms

vocab Unit 8

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acrimonious
adj - stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
adj - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
consternation
n - dismay, confusion
disavow
v - to deny responsibility for or connection with
dispassionate
adj - impartial; calm, free from emotion
dissention
n - disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
dissipate
v - to cause to disappearl to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagent
expurgate
v - to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify
corpulent
adj - fat; having a large, bulky body
gauntlet
n - armored or protective glove; a challenge; teo lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal
hypothetical
adj - based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
ignoble
adj - mean, low, base
impugn
v - to call into question; to attack as false
intemperate
adj - immoderate, lacking self-control; inclement
odium
n - hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct
perfidy
faithlessness, treachery
relegate
v - to place in a lower; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish
squeamish
adj - inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined
subservient
adj - subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
susceptible
adj - open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance