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10 terms

Vocabulary Unit 8

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dispassionate
adj.impartial, calm, free from emotion,unbiased,detached
dissipate
v.to cause to disappear,to scatter, dispel, to spend foolishly,waste
dissension
n.disagreement,sharp difference of opinion,strife,contention
disavow
v.to deny responsibility for or connect with, retract,abjure
corpulent
adj.fat,having a large bulky body,overweight,stout
consternation
n.dismay,confusion,shock,amazement
bovine
adj.resembling a cow or ox,sluggish, unresponsive, stolid,dull,slow
acrimonious
adj.stinging,bitter in temper or tone,biting,caustic,rancorous
expurgate
v.to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text ,to cleanse,purify,purge
gauntlet
n.an armored or protective glove,a challenge,dare,trial,punishment