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Vocab Unit 7 (soph)

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Austere
severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor
Beneficial
performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good
Cadaverous
pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
Concoct
to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish) to devise, invent, fabricate
Crass
coarse, unfeeling; stupid
Debate
to lover in character, quality, or value; to degrade adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
Desecrate
to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently, to contaminate, pollute
Disconcert
to confuse, to disturb the composure of
Grandiose
grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
Inconsequential
trifling, unimportant
Infraction
a breaking of a law or obligation
Mitigate
to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity
Pillage
to rob of goods by open force (as in war), plunder, the act of looting; booty.
Prate
to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
Punctilious
very careful and exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety
Redoubtable
inspiring fear or awe; illustrious, eminent
Reprove
to find fault with, scold, rebuke
Restitution
the act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good on a loss or damage
Stalwart
strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; (n) a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
Vulnerable
open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected