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12 terms

Vocab List 7

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Askance
With a side glance; with a look of mistrust, jealousy, or disapproval.
Balk
To sop short and refuse to go on; to render impossible of accomplishment by some obstacle or hindrance.
Benighted
Involved in intellectual or moral darkness.
Dastardly
Showing despicable cowardice.
Dotage
Weak-mindedness, especially from old age; foolish affection, excessive fondness.
Foray
To ravage in search of spoils.
Harbinger
One who or that which goes before and announces the coming of something.
Lithe
Easily or gracefully bent; pliant.
Quail
To lose courage or heart; to shrink from in fear; to cower.
Qualm
A feeling of doubt, fear or uneasiness; a pang of conscience.
Slough
To cast off; shed; discard as unwanted.
Vouchsafe
To grant or bestow in a gracious or condescending manner; permit.