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Vocab Unit 10

TermDefinition
bellow (v.) to make a sound similar to that of a bull, roar;
bellow (n.) a loud, angry roar
beneficiary (n.) one who benefits from something; a person who is left money or other property in a will or the like
botch (v.) to repair or patch poorly; make a mess of;
botch (n.) a hopelessly bungled job
dilapidated (adj) falling apart or ruined, run-down
futile (adj) not successful, failing to have any result; useless; unimportant, frivolous
hospitable (adj) offering friendly or generous treatment to guests; open to anything new or strange
lair (n) the home or den of a wild animal; any hideout
notorious (adj) widely known because of bad conduct
pamper (v) to allow too many privileges, be too generous and easygoing toward
shirk (v) to avoid or get out of doing work, neglect a duty, to sneak into, slink
veto (n) the power to forbid or prevent;
veto (v) to prohibit or reject
clutter (v) to fill or cover in a disorderly way;
clutter (n) a state of disorder, mess
dismantle (v) to take apart; to strip of something
farce (n) a play filled with ridiculous or absurd happenings; broad or far-fetched humor; a ridiculous sham
lavish (adj) overly generous, extravagant; abundant
lavish (v) to spend or give freely or without limit
grueling (adj) very tiring, calling for an extreme effort
morbid (adj) in an unhealthy mental state, extremely gloomy; caused by or related to disease, unwholesome
parasite (n) an organism that lives in or on another organism; one who lives or another person
surplus (n) an amount beyond what is required, excess;
surplus (adj) more than what is needed or expected
timidity (n) the state of being easily frightened
Created by: 23grayj