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20 terms

Vocab Unit 7

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abhor
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
amend
(v.) to change in a formal way; to change for the better
buffet
(v.) to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; to force one's way with difficulty; (n.) a slap, blow
chaos
(n.) great confusion, disorder
commodious
(adj.) roomy, spacious
corrosive
(adj.) eating away gradually, acidlike; bitterly sarcastic
discern
(v.) to see clearly, recognize
extant
(adj.) still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost
implicate
(v.) to involve in; to connect with or be related to
inter
(v.) to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
martinet
(n.) a strict, disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
obviate
(v.) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of
renegade
(n.) one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw; (adj.) traitorous; unconventional, unorthodox
reprehensible
(adj.) deserving blame or punishment
somber
(adj.) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit
squalid
(adj.) filthy, wretched, debased
turbulent
(adj.) disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy
vociferous
(adj.) loud and noisy; compelling attention
voluminous
(adj.) of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length
waive
(v.) to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer