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20 terms

WW 8 Lesson 15

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ascertain
to find out for certain
chastise
to punish by beating
chastise
to rebuke or criticize severely
cull
to select and remove weak or inferior members from
defer
to put off or postpone
defer
to yield to out of respect for the knowledge or authority of another
deference
submitting to the wishes of another because of respect
desist
to refrain from continuing something
discredit
to hurt the reputation of
discredit
to destroy confidence or trust in
encroach
to advance little by little beyond the usual limits or boundaries
foreboding
a strong feeling that something bad is about to happen
humane
compassionate, kind to other human beings or to animals
irrational
lacking sound judgement; not governed by reason
lurid
causing horror; extremely gruesome
lurid
glowing with the redness of flames seen through a haze
perpetuate
to cause to continue indefinitely
restive
showing impatience because of restrictions or delays
stamina
physical strength or courage to resist hardship, illness, or fatigue
surveillance
close observation of a person or area