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From Affront to Wont.
Terms in this set (35)
n. To offend or insult someone openly and intentionally.
adj. Amusing, frivolous, or eccentric behavior.
n. An accompanying part or feature of something; something added to another, more important thing, an appendage.
n. A tapestry used as a decorative wall hanging.
v. To be right and proper for someone; something necessary to understand; incumbent; essential.
v. To draw a line around something; to encircle; to limit narrowly; to restrict.
v. To summon supernatural forces; to call or bring to mind; to evoke.
v. To devise or plan in a creative manner; to conceive or construct something in an ingenious manner; to plot or scheme; to invent or fabricate, especially by improvisation; to plan with evil intent (scheme); deliberately planned to appear spontaneous or genuine; unrealistic or unconvincing.
v. To express disagreement or disapproval; to attempt to dissuade someone from doing something potentially harmful or destructive.
adj. Still in existence.
v. To restrict or restrain movement or freedom.
n. (usually fetters) a chain or shackle placed on the feet; anything that confines or restrains.
v. To ask someone continually, repeatedly, or forcefully for something.
adj. Cheerful and good humored.
adj. Showing wisdom, good sense or judgment, showing discretion; prudent.
adj. Sexual in an offensive way
n. Related especially to a man who acts in an immoral way and who has sexual relations with many women.
v. To shed feathers, hair, or skin.
adj. Excessively eager to please; fawning or servile; gaining favor.
n. something discarded as refuse or waste; something regarded as unpalatable or even inedible.
n. A prayer.
v. To read or examine something in a leisurely manner.
adj. Very serious and significant; foreboding or ominous, especially in terms of future events.
n. Rules, instruction, or principles that guide a person's actions, especially one that guides or influences moral conduct and ethical behavior.
adj. Being first in time; original; primeval; of first importance; instinctual; primary.
n. Purging; to remove; purification; a "baptism" used in the figurative sense.
n. Status relative to others.
v. to insult.
adj. foul smelling or foul tasting; putrid; noisome; fetid.
adj. Moving backward in space or time; reverting to an earlier or inferior condition.
v. To spoil, tarnish, or distract from something, especially someone's reputation; to make something dirty; to taint (traduce).
v. To infer or hypothesize without sufficiently conclusive evidence.
adj. With reasonable and sufficient evidence to support an assertion or an argument; capable of being defended in an argument; defensible.
v. To cause humiliation or disgrace to someone, usually reputation; to make malicious and false statements.
v. To take possession without permission, legal claim, or right; to appropriate.
adj. Done without restraint or inhibition; without reason or provocation; gratuitously cruel; merciless.
v. To assume a particular or emotional state; to increase in size, power, or intensity.
adj. Accustomed or likely to do something.
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