15 terms

Vocab Unit 11

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adversary
an enemy, opponent
ambulatory
of or for walking; capable of walking
cacophony
harsh, jarring noise
capricious
impulsive and unpredictable
cumbersome
heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
exacerbate
to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painful
hierarchy
arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
insatiable
Impossible to satisfy, demanding
meander
to wander about, wind about; a sharp turn or twist
overt
(adj.) open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized
piety
religious devotion
rebut
to offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute
squabble
minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
treachery
betrayal of trust; traitorousness
validate
make valid; confirm; ratify
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