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20 terms

Honors English - TOTC - 2.17-24

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Apocryphal
untrue; made up
Approbation
official recognition or approval (n.)
Aversion
strong dislike (n.)
Blasphemous
sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane
Conflagration
a very intense and uncontrolled fire
Diffidence
shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ.
Disparage
to degrade, to speak of someone or something in a derogatory manner
Edifice
a large building
Foreboding
feeling that something bad will happen
Galling
very irritating; annoying
Inundation
a flood, an overwhelming amount
Latent
(adj.) hidden, present but not realized
Lethargic
unnaturally drowsy; sluggish; dull
Magnanimity
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, especially in forgiving
Peevish
easily irritated or annoyed
Penitent
showing or feeling regret for wrongdoing, repentant
Sequestration
seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized.
Trifling
the deliberate act of wasting time instead of working
Unfathomable
difficult or impossible to understand
Vehement
characterized by great force or energy