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20 terms

sheridan vocab lessons 7 and 8

mcauley freshman
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gird
to prepare for an event or action
daunt
to make afraid; to discourage
flux
state of continual change or movement
hovel
wretched living place; an open shed
cadaverous
corpse-like; pale, gaunt, thin
gothic
of the middle ages; relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction
penury
extreme poverty
egress
an exit
felicity
happiness; bliss
despot
dictator with absolute power
beget
to produce; 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 nest of a group