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Taming of the Shrew

Vocabulary Test #1

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abate to reduce in intensity or amount
affable friendly, courteous, amiable
amiable friendly, sociable, and congenial; civil and urbane
austere strict, stern; unadorned
balk to defeat, check, or stop as if by a barrier
balm a soothing substance or one that gives relief
bauble something bright and showy, sometimes expensive but usually of little use
beguile to deceive, to mislead, to persuade with charm
bestow to grant or give
broach to open up for the first time
chide to voice disapproval, to scold
clamor loud noise or shouting
collaborate to work together
communal pertaining to a group or community
conceit excessively high opinion of one's own worth or ability
confound to cause one to become confused
congeal to solidify or to coagulate
credulous believing on slight evidence, gullible
daunt to intimidate, to dismay
derivative something that comes from another thing
diligent characterized by steady, attentive, and energetic effort in a pursuit or study
din loud and discordant noises, cacophony
disdain intense dislike; to treat with scorn or contempt, to reject as unworthy
dissemble to disguise, to pretend
distinguished renowned, important
dotard a senile person
dulcet pleasing to the ear, melodious, euphonious
engender to cause, to produce, to create
entreaty a plea, an earnest request
esteem estimate of value; approval and respect often blended with fondness
extemporaneous made with little or no preparation, not planned
feint a false appearance, a fake punch to occupy defenses allowing a real blow
flout to treat with contempt
forbearance patience, lenience
forswear to renounce and to repudiate
fret to worry or be annoyed
frivolous lacking ins seriousness or importance
gambol to playfully skip or leap
giddy dizzy
girth size or dimensions (usually the measure around a body)
gravity seriousness, importance
heed to give attention to
heralded announced or publicized
homage a reverential regard, respect shown by external action
husband to manage prudently and in a conservative manner
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