Vocabulary Level F, Unit 6

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fetter(n.) a chain or shackle placed on the feet (often used in plural); anything that confines or restrains; (v.) to chain or shackle; to render helpless or impotent Sentence-*On New Year's Day, 1739, the Wesleys, Whitefield and other friends had a Love Feast at ________ Lane.*heinous(adj.) very wicked, offensive, hateful Sentence-*For the right amount, the sleazy lawyer will represent even the most _____________ criminals.*immutable(adj.) unable to be changed Sentence- *Because we can vote for change in our country, there are no laws that are __________.*insurgent(n.) a rebel; one of several people who take up arms against the local state authority Sentence- *For his crimes against the state, he was tried as an enemy __________.*megalomania(n.) a delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc., far in excess of reality Sentence- *The singer's ________ has turned her into an arrogant woman who is disliked by everyone who truly knows her.*sinecure(n.) a position requiring little or no work; an easy job Sentence- *Since John's father owns the company, John has been named a _________ in the business although he knows nothing about the firm.*surreptitious(adj.) stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud Sentence- *The dog has his ______________ ways of stealing table scraps behind my back.*transgress(v.)to act in violation of some law Sentence- *Because I am a law abiding citizen, I take great pains not to __________ the speed limit or other traffic regulations.*transmute(v.) to change from one nature, substance, or form to another Sentence- *The stories of their lives were ____________ into works of fiction.*vicarious(adj.) Performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another Sentence- *John experienced ___________ pain as his wife gave birth to their first child.*