20 terms

Vocab Quiz 4

Combines VPP sets 7 & 8. Quiz will be on Monday, December 17
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beget
to produce; to give birth to; to create; to lead to; to cause
educe
to draw or bring out
glean
to gather information bit by bit; to collect facts
chafe
to irritate, often through rubbing or friction
effrontery
extreme boldness; nerve
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
gird
to prepare for an event or action; to get ready, brace
daunt
to make afraid; to discourage, intimidate
flux
a state of continual change or movement
hovel
an unpleasant place to live; shack; small, wretched house
cadaverous
of or like a corpse; pale, gaunt, thin
gothic
characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque
penury
extreme poverty
egress
an exit; a way or path out
felicity
great happiness; bliss
despot
a dictator with absolute power