20 terms

Unit 8 Vocab

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animos'ity
strong dislike, bitter hostility
ap'athy
a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
apprehen'sive
fearful or anxious, especially about the future
commend'
to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of
compat'ible
able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
condo'lence
an expression of sympathy
con'secrate
to make sacred, hallow; to set apart of special purpose
decrep'it
old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
deride'
to ridicule, laugh at with contemt
ingen'uous
innocent, simple; frank, sincere
multifar'ious
having great variety; numerous and diverse
obsolete'
out-of-date, no longer in use
omniv'orous
eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of taste
parsimo'nious
stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small
quan'dary
a state of perplexity or doubt
recal'citrant
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
repri'sal
an injury done in return for injury
rev'el
(v) to take great pleasure in; (n) a wild celebration
stul'tify
to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
suave
smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses