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Vocab Unit 8

ENGLISH

TermDefinition
animosity n strong dislike or bitter hostility
apath n lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
apprehensive adj fearful or anxious, especially about the future
commend v to praise, express approval, to present as worthy of attention, or to commit to the care of
compatible adj able to get along or work well together, or capable of use with some other model or system
condolence n an expression of sympathy
consecrate v to make sacred, hallow, or to set apart for a special purpose
decrepit adj old and feeble, worn-out, or ruined
deride v to ridicule, or laugh at with contempt
ingenuous adj innocent, simple, frank, or sincere
multifarious adj having great variety or numerous and diverse
obsolete adj out-of-date, or no longer in use
ominvorous adj eating every kind of food, eagerly taking in everything, or having a wide variety of tastes
parsimonious adj stingy, miserly, meager, poor, or small
quandary n a state of perplexity or double
recalcitrant adj stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
reprisal n an injury done in return for injury
revel v to take great pleasure in
revel n a wild celebration
stultify v to make ineffective or useless, cripple, or to have a dulling effect on
suave adj smoothly agreeable or polite, or pleasing tot he senses
 

 



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