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20 terms

Vocab Unit 3 (Honors)

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adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent
alienate
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
artifice
(n.) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
coerce
(v.) to compel, force
craven
(adj.) cowardly; (n.) a coward
culinary
(adj.) of or related to cooking or the kitchen
delete
(v.) to erase, wipe out, cut out
demise
(n.) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
exhilarate
(v.) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
fallow
(adj.) plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; (n.) land left unseeded; (v.) to plow but not seed
harass
(v.) to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
inclement
(adj.) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
muse
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
negligible
(adj.) so unimportant that it can be disregarded
perpetuate
(v.) to make permanent or long lasting
precedent
(n.) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
punitive
(adj.) inflicting or aiming at punishment
redress
(v.) to set right, remedy; (n.) relief from wrong or injury
sojourn
(n.) a temporary stay; (v.) to stay for a time
urbane
(adj.) refined in manner or style, suave