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44 terms

Acc. English voc. 8-15

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antiquarian
pertaining to ancient times or things of the past
fortnight
a unit of time equal to 14 days
approbation
praise, approval
choleric
easily moved to anger
litigation
law suit, court case
prosecute
indict, put on trial
effigy
image, figurine
exploit
adventure, feat
stealthy
sneaky, furtive
grandeur
opulence, splendor
infatuated
lovesick, enamored
perplexity
confusion, bewilderment
reproach
blame, accusation
pretext
excuse, ruse
dissent
disagreement, discord
averted
deterred, avoided
gesticulated
gestured, motioned
haughty
arrogant
peremptory
commanding, unconditional
irresolute
vacillating, indecisive
dejection
misery, gloom
rueful
remorseful, apologetic
breach
break or crack
tread
footstep
livid
furious, incensed
abet
assist, help
atone
recompense, compensate
morass
mire
tor
peak, crag
pittance
trifle
equivocal
vague, misleading
almoner
church officer who gives out money to the poor
rendezvous
appointment, meeting
incessant
nonstop, ceaseless
reticent
quiet, discreet
incredulity
amazement, disbelief
autocrat
dictator, tyrant
dilapidated
rundown, decrepit
pannikin
small metal cup or pan
tenacity
persistence
localize
confine, limit, focus
atrocious
brutal, vicious
vehemence
forcefulness, fervor
paroxysm
convulsion, spasm