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Analogy Vocab English II Final Exam

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inveterate
-firmly established, long-standing; habitual
barcarole
-a boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers
zoology
-the branch of biology that studies animals
dory
-marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters
-a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
parquet
-seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
-a floor made of parquetry
lurk
-wait in hiding to attack
-be about
alchemy
-a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
-the way two individuals relate to each other
census
-a period count of the population
-conduct a census
abrasive
-a substance that abrades or wears down
-causing abrasion
-sharply disagreeable
diaphanous
-so thin as to transmit light
cacophonous
-having an unpleasant sound
senility
-the state of being senile
-mental infirmity as a consequence of old age
rig
-manipulate in a fraudulent manner
-the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
-connect or secure to
-equip with sails, masts, etc.
-a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
-formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
-gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
-a set of clothing (with accessories)
-gear used in fishing
-a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses
-arrange the outcome of by means of deceit
arboretum
-a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
mendicant
-practicing beggary
-a pauper who lives by begging
-a male member of a religious order that originally relied soley on alms
impecunious
-not having enough money to pay for necessities
convalescence
-gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
quadrilateral
-a four-sided polygon
-having four sides
sartorial
-of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
-(adj.) of or pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress (especially men's)
necromancy
-conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
-the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
tympani
-a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it