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48 terms

Unit 15

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beacon
a light or other signal that warns and guides
beacon
a lighthouse
beacon
anything that guides or inspires
berserk
violently and destructively enraged
celestial
having to do with the sky or heavens
celestial
heavenly
celestial
yielding great bliss or happiness
chasten
to punish
chasten
to restrain
chasten
moderate
confiscate
to seize by authority
confiscate
to take and keep
data
information
data
facts, figures, statistics
detract
to take away from
detract
reduce in value or reputation
encounter
a meeting
encounter
a meeting of enemies, battle
encounter
to meet or come upon
epic
a long narrative poem about the deeds of heroes
epic
an event or movement of great sweep
epic
on a grand scale, vast, titanic
pantomime
a play or story preform without words by actors using only gestures
pantomime
to express in this way
pessimist
one who believes or expects the worst
pessimist
prophet of doom
precaution
care taken beforehand
precaution
a step or action taken to prevent something from happening
prosecute
to bring before a court law for trial
prosecute
to carry out
puncture
a small hole made by a sharp object
puncture
to make such a hole, pierce
retaliate
to get revenge
retaliate
to strike back for an injury
sham
fake not genuine
sham
something false pretending to be genuine
sham
a pretender
sham
a decorated pillow covering
sham
to pretent
uncouth
unrefined, crude
uncouth
awkward or clumsy
underscore
to draw a line under
underscore
to put special emphasis on
underscore
a line drawn under something
wholesome
healthy
wholesome
morally and socially sound and good
wholesome
helping to bring about or preserve good health
wistful
full of melancholy yearning or longing, sad, pensive