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unit 4 voc.

acquit v. to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completly: to conduct or behave oneself. The judge decared him acquit for telling the truth. syn. dismiss ant. declare guilty
deem v. to think, believe: to consider, have an opinion. The girl was deemed when she talked about how she likes the black bear. syn. judge
devastate v. to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins. When the tornado came it devastated the whole town. syn. wreck ant. improve
discredit v. to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted: to damage in reputation; n. a loss or lack of belief, confidence, or reputation. I lost discredit of her confidence when she made me go by myself. syn. disparage ant. confirm
elusive adj. dificult to catch or to hold; hard to explain or understand. The elusive mystery was weird and mysterious. syn. puzzling
generate v. to bring into existence; to be the cause of. When the author generated the story, he brought the characters to life in his head.syn. create ant. end
idolize v. to worship as an idol, make an idol of;to love very much. When i saw the new Disney Channel singer I idolized her very much. syn. adore ant. despise
ingratitude n. a lack of thankfulness. When the boy had ingratitude, I was very sad. syn. ungratefulness ant. gratefulness
keepsake n. something kept in memory of the giver; a souvenir.I keep money in my grandpa's keepsake so i can remember him. syn. reminder
mortal n. a being that must eventually die; adj.of or relating to such a being; causing death, fatal; possible, conceivable. A spirit is not a mortal because it will live forever. syn. human ant. a god
ovation n. an enthusiastic public welcome, an outburst of applause. When the girl finished dancing, they gave her a happy ovation while she bowed. syn. cheers ant. boos
petty adj. unimportant, trival; narrow-minded; secondary in rank, minor. When I came in third place, people said that I was a petty person. syn. insignificant ant. important
plight n. a sorry condition or state; v. to pledge, promise solemnly. When the sick person had to get surgery, he was in a plight situation.
repent v. to feel sorry for what one has done or has failed to do. When the young girl forgot to study for her Science test, she repented by doing extra review questions. syn. regret ant. rejoice over
reverie n. a daydream; the condition of being lost in thought. When the girl had a reverie in class, she got in big trouble. syn. fantasy
revocation n. an act or instance of calling back, an annulment, cancellation. When the lady didn't pay the morgage of her house, they made her sign a revocation that told her that she had one day to pay or she would have to leave. syn. repeal ant. confirmation
scan v. to examine closely; to look over quickly but thproughly; to analyze the rhythm of a poem n. an examination. When the machine scanned all the papers, it told us our grade on the test. syn. study
strand n. a beach or shore; a string of wire, hair, ect.; v. to drive or run aground; to leave in a hopeless position. When I went to get my hair cut, I saw strands of hair falling to the floor the whole friend. syn. thread ant. rescue
stife n. bitter disagreemant; fighting struggle. When the judge was figuring out was his strife was, she was confused on what was going on.syn. conflict ant. peace
topple v. to fall forward; to overturn, bring about the downfall of. While we were playing a balancing game, my game peices toppled over into a pile. syn. tumble ant. remain upright
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