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Vocab Unit 12

abdicate (v.) to resign, formally give up an office or a duty
capacious (adj.) able to hold much, roomy
crusade (n.) a strong movement to advance a cause or idea (v.) to campaign, work vigorously
deface (v.) to injure or destroy the surface or appearance of
fallacy (n.) a false notion or belief; an error in thinking
negate (v.) to nullify, deny, bring to nothing
pivotal (adj.) vitality important, essential
recipent (n.) one who receives (adj.) receiving; able or willing to receive
tenet (n.) an opinion, belief, or principle held to be true
ungainly (adj.) clumsy, awkward, unwieldly
bestow (v.) to give as a gift; to provide with lodgings
caustic (adj.) able to burn or eat away by chemical action
embargo (n.) an order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods (v.) to forbid to enter or leave port
levity (n.) a lack of seriousness or earnestness
mendicant (n.) beggar (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
teem (v.) to become filled to overflowing; to be present in large quantities
tractable (adj.) easily managed, easy to deal with; easily wrought
voracious (adj.) having a huge appetite, greedy, ravenous
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