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20 terms

English 10 Unit 3 Syn./Short Def.

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adversary
enemy; opponent; antagonist
alienate
to turn away; to separate; to drive apart
artifice
skillful device; clever skill; ruse
coerce
to force; to pressure or bully
craven
cowardly; a coward; fearful
culinary
of or related to cooking or the kitchen
delete
to erase; to remove; to expunge
demise
a death; decease; passing away
exhilarate
to enliven; to excite
fallow
inactive; land unseeded; to plow but not seed
harass
to disturb; to worry; to annoy
inclement
stormy; harsh; blustery
muse
to meditate; daydream
negligible
trivial; inconsequential
perpetuate
to continue; to preserve
precedent
an example; a guide or tradition
punitive
inflicting or aiming at punishment; penalizing
redress
to set right; a relief from wrong or injury; to rectify
sojourn
a temporary stay; to stay for a time
urbane
refined in manner or style; elegant