40 terms

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Anarchist
A person who seeks to overturn the established government
Corrode
Deteriorate
Deprecate
To ecpress dissaproval of
Kismet
Fate
Mete
To distribute by or as if by measure
obstinate
Stubborn (hard to control or treat)
Pinion
to confine
Rigor
Severity; strictness
Affirmation
Confirmation
Benighted
Ignorant; unenlighted
Elucidate
To make clear and explain fully
Immutable
unchangeable
Palliate
To make seem less serious
Recount
Narrate or tell; count over again
Strident
Loud and harsh
Torpid
Lazy
Acme
The highes point
Feasible
Practical
Gregarious
Sociable
Pecuniary
Consisting of or relating to money
Morass
Anything that hinders; low-lying, soggy ground
Reign
The exercise or possession of supreame power
Seethe
To be agitated; to churn and foam as if boiling
Voracious
Eager to cosume great amounds of food
Analogous
Compatable
Chastise
To discipline; to criticize severely
Jaunt
A short pleasure trip
Lambaste
To assault violently
Purblind
Having poor vision; nearly or partly blind
Rife
Great in number or amount
Surreptitious
Done or acting in a secret, sly manner
Tenacity
Firmness; Persistence
Ablution
A cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a religious ritual
Bequest
Something left to someone in a will
Diatribe
A bitter verbal attack
Iconoclast
One who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional and popular ideas or situations
Nettle
To irritate
Peccadillo
Pet-peeve
squalis
Dirty and wretched, as from poverty or lack of care
Terse
Precise