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19 terms

Mr. Lent Vocab Set 3

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Attire
Dress, clothes (especially splendid or decorative); antlers and scalp of deer
Solace
a source of relief, consolation--a reliever of anxiety
Arbitrate
to act as a judge or decider; to submit for a decision to an arbiter
Belligerent
being aggressive in attitude or disposition
Adversary
an opponent
Augment
increase; to enlarge or increase (size, amount, degree)
Discreet
showing good judgement in conduct--especially in speech; capable of maintaining cautious silence
Anguish
extreme pain or distress of body or mind
Boisterous
noisy, rowdy--high spirited; disorderly
Discourse
formal speech or writing; conversation, talk
Entreat
to beg or to ask earnestly; to implore
Vile
very bad; highly objectionable, disgusting, obnoxious, evil, low or immoral; poor, mean lowly
Unwieldy
not easily handled or managed becuase of size, shape, or weight--clumsy
Rash
Haste, reckless, careless--taking too much risk-breaking out in red spots
Slander
to say false and damaging things about a person
Penury
poverty
Inexorable
inflexible--will not be persuaded or moved
Infirm
Not firm or sound physically; weak, feeble; not firm in mind--indecisive
Disperse
to cause or break up and go in different ways