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18 terms

Young WW book 10-6

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ameliorate
v. To make better; to become beetter; to imporve
Baleful
adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous
Berate
v. To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
circumvent
v. to avoic through craftiness
compunction
n. a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by guilt
condone
v. to overlook or accept without punishment; to pardon or excuse
diminutive
adj. very small; tiny
euphemism
n. a polite term used to avoid directly naming something considered offensive or unpleasant
expendable
adj. able to be used up and discarded or replaced
heresy
n. the expression of shocking or unacceptbale views
infirmity
n. physical or mental weakness or defect
profane
v. to treat with scorn or irreverence
profane
adj. disrespectful of sacred things
infirmity
adj. weak or feeble
recompense
v. to pay or compensate
recompense
n. payment; compensation
repast
n. food and drink; a meal
servitude
n. a lack of freedom; forced labor