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Vocab. 9-12 SMS

Vocabulary 9-12 review SMS

trite of a remark, opinion, or idea
lampoon publicly criticize by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm
adept very skilled of proficient at something
denigrate criticize unfairly; disparage;
vindictive having or showing a strong or reasoning desire for revenge
galvanize shock or excite, typically into taking action
bastion a projecting part of a fortification built at an angle to the line of a wall, so as to allow defensive fire in several directions
pedestal the base or support on which a statue, obelisk, or column is mounted
sects a group of people with somewhat different beliefs from those of a larger group to which they belong
quell put an end to, typicaly by the use of force
loiter loaf, lollygag, or drift
complex tricky, difficult, or convoluted
serene relaxed, peaceful, or centered
testimony declaration, allegation, or submission
verbal verbalized, expressed, or spoken
lapse drop, regression, & descent
abundant liberal, generous, or abounding
summon assemble, announce, or evoke
enclose circle, confine, or encircle
plight trouble, pickle, or jam
transfix to pierce through with or as if with something pointed
abduction law the carrying off of a person by force or fraud
transmission the part of a motor vehiclek, machine, etc.
abdicate to give up formally
intravenous directly into a vein
perpetual lasting or enduring forever or for an idefinitely long time
intramural between or among members of the same school, college, etc.
perforate to pierce holes in a row
intervention any interference by one country in the affairs of another
intermediate coming between two other things or happenings
phobia severe fear
phonograph instrument that reproduces the sounds
phonetics study of speech sounds
autopsy medical examination of a dead body
autonomous power to self-govern
sophisticated knowledgeable
hydrophobia abnormal fear of water
philosophical persuit of wisdom
pathos feeling of sympathy or saddness
apathetic lacking intrest or emotion
Created by: baldy06