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Vocabulary Unit 12

Abdicate(v) To resign, formally give up an office or a duty; to disown, discard.
Capacious(adj) Able to hold much, roomy.
Crusade(n) A strong movement to advance a cause or idea.
Crusade(v) To campaign, work vigorously.
Deface(v) To injure or destroy the surface or appearance of; to damage the value. influence, or effect of; to face down, outshine.
Fallacy(n) A false notion or belief; an error in thinking.
Negate(v) To nullify, deny, bring to nothing.
Pivotal(adj) Vitally important, essential.
Recipient(n) One who receives.
Recipient(adj) Receiving; able or willing to receive.
Tenet(n) An opinion, belief or principle held to be true.
Ungainly(adj) Clumsy, awkward; unwieldy.
Bestow(v) To give as a gift; to provide with lodgings.
Caustic(adj) Able to burn or eat away by chemical action; biting, sarcastic.
Embargo(n) An order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods; any restraint or hindrance.
Embargo(v) To forbid to enter or leave port; to forbid trade with.
Levity(n) A lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about things that should be treated with respect; buoyancy, lightness in weight.
Mendicant(n) Beggar.
Mendicant(adj) Depending on begging for a living.
Nauseate(v) To make sick to the stomach; to fill with disgust.
Ruse(n) An action designed to confuse or mislead, a trick.
Teem(v) To become filled to overflowing; to be present in large quantities.
Tractable(adj) Easily managed, easy to deal with; easily wrought, malleable.
Voracious(adj) Having a huge appetite, greedy, ravenous; excessively eager.
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