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Vocabulary 7D-011818

Sadlier-Oxford Level D Unit 3 111412

TermDefinition
abridge (V.) 1. to shorten, while retaining essential elements 2. to shorten by omission (leaving out) of words without changing the content
dissent (v.) to disagree; (n.) a disagreement
marauder (N.)1.a raider, a plunderer. 2. someone who conducts raids in search of goods to take by force
semblance (N.)A likeness, outward appearance; an apparition.
adherent (n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to.
eminent (adj.) Outstanding in performance, above all others
obesity (N.) 1.Increased body weight caused by too much buildup of fat. 2. Having excessive weight or fat.
surmount N.) to overcome; to rise above; to be above or on top of
altercation (N.) an angry argument, quarrel, dispute, squabble
exorcise (V.) to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive
pauper N.)an extremely poor person; destitute person
terminate (V.) 1.to bring or to come to an end 2. End the employment of.
cherubic (Adj,) resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent.
fabricate (V.) to make, manufacture; to make up,invent
pilfer V.) To steal in small quantities; petty theft.
trite (Adj.) commonplace; overused, stale, not original
condone (V.) to pardon or overlook voluntarily.
irate, (Adj.) angry, enraged, furious, infuriated, livid, riled
rift (N.) 1.A split, brake or breach 2. A social separation (as between opposing factions).
usurp (V.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
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