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28 terms

Vocab Power Plus Lessons 7-8

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gird
to prepare for an event or an action
daunt
to make afraid; to discourage
flux
a state of continual change or movement
hovel
a wretched living place; an open shed
cadaverous
of or like a corpse; pale, gaunt, thin
gothic
of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction
penury
extreme poverty
egress
an exit; a means of going out
felicity
happiness; bliss
despot
a dictator with absolute power
beget
to produce; to make happen
educe
to draw or bring out
glean
to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor
chafe
to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction
effrontery
shameless boldness
imbibe
to drink (especially alcohol)
feign
to pretend
desist
to stop; discontinue
allude
to hint at, to refer to indirectly
elite
the choice members or best of a group
termin
end; boundary
ver
true
dem; demos
people
ism
belief in
deci
ten
anti
against
duc; duct
to lead
do
to give