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Galeno FINAL EXAM VOCABULARY 1-6

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ATONE
to make up for
DILIGENT
hardworking, industrious, not lazy
GHASTLY
frightful, horrible, deathly pale
HEW
to shape or cut down with an ax
INCESSANT
never stopping, going all the time
INCRICATE
complicated, complex
LUCID
easy to understand, intelligible, clear
PRIM
overly neat, precise, fastidious
SARDONIC
grimly, bitterly sarcastic, wry
SUPERFLOUS
excess, surplus
PARAMOUNT
chief in importance, above all others
STAGNANT
not running or flowing, foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull
FACILITATE
to make easier, to assist
ACCOMPLICE
a person who takes part in a crime
ANNILIHATE
to destroy completely
LATENT
hidden; present but not realized
ARBITRARY
unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims; without regard for reason or fairness
MOROSE
having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
MILITANT
(adj.) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause (n.) an activist
BIASED
favoring one side unduly, prejudiced
LARCENY
theft
INANIMATE
not having life; without energy or spirit
HOODWINK
to mislead by a trick, deceive
POMPOUS
overly self-important in speech and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious
INCINERATE
to burn to ashes
RECTIFY
to make right, correct
ANARCHY
a lack of government and law; confusion
FATED
determined in advance by destiny or fortune
ADHERENT
(n) a follower, supporter; (adj) attached, sticking to
ALTERCATION
(n) an angry argument
CONDONE
(v) to pardon or overlook
EMINENT
(adj) famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting
FABRICATE
(v) to make, manufacture; to make up, invent
IRATE
(adj) angry
SEMBLANCE
(n) a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition
SURMOUNT
(v) to overcome, rise above
COMELY
having a pleasing appearance
COMPENSATE
to make up for; to repay for services
DISSOLUTE
loose in ones morals or behavior
ERRACTIC
not regular or consistant; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable
FORTIFY
to strengthen, build up
ILLEGIBLE
difficult or impossible to read
JEER
to make fun of rudely or unkindly; a rude remark of derision
MEDIOCRE
average, ordinary, undistinguished
SUBJUGATE
to conquer by force, bring under conplete control
TERSE
breif and to the point
CIRCUMSPECT
adj.) careful, cautious
CUMBERSOME
adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
DEADLOCK
(n.) a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions; to bring to such a standstill
EFFACE
(v.) to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
MUDDLE
(v.) to make a mess of; muddle through; to get by
OPINIONATED
(adj.)stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
RELINQUISH
(v.) to let go, give up
SPASMODIC
(adj.) sudden and violent but brief, fitful, intermittent
BREACH
break, opening, rupture, or rift
ADMONISH
to caution or advise against; to scold
PAUPER
a poor person
DISSENT
to disagree
ARDUOUS
hard to do; requiring much effort
SUCCUMB
to give up or to relinquish