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Unit 3 Vocab

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abridge
to make shorter
abridge
shorten, condense, abbreviate
adherent
a follower, supporter
adherent
attached, sticking to
adherent
disciple
altercation
an angry argument
altercation
quarrel, disputer, squabble
cherubic
resembling an angle portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face
cherubic
angelic, seraphic, beatific
cherubic
sweet and innocent
condone
to pardon or overlook
condone
ignore, wink at, turn a blind eye to
dissent
to disagree
dissent
disagreement
dissent
differ, dispute
eminent
famous, outstanding, distinguished
eminent
projecting
eminent
illustrious, renowned
exorcise
to drive out by magic
exorcise
to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive
fabricate
to make, manufacture
fabricate
to make up, invent
irate
angry
irate
incensed, infuriated, enraged, livid
marauder
a raider, plunderer
marauder
looter, pirate, freebooter
obesity
excessive fatness
obesity
serious overweight, extreme corpulence
pauper
an extremely poor person
pilfer
to steal in small quantities
pilfer
filch, rob, swipe, purloin
rift
a split, break, breach
rift
crack, fissure, gap, cleft
semblance
a likeness
semblance
an outward appearance
semblance
appearance, air, aura, veneer, facade
surmount
to overcome, rise above
surmount
conquer, triumph over
terminate
to bring to an end
terminate
conclude, finish, discontinue
trite
commonplace
trite
overused, stale
trite
banal, hackneyed, corny
usurp
to seize and hold a position by force or without right
usurp
seize illegally, commandeer, supplant