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Vocab Unit 3 Def

definitions for vocabulary unit 3

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adversary n an enemy, opponent
alienate v to turn away,; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer energy
artifice n a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
coerce v to compel, force
craven adj cowardly n a coward
culinary adj of or related to cooking or the kitchen
delete v to wipe out, erase, cut out
demise n a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
exhilarate v to enliven. cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
fallow adj plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; n land left unseeded; v to plow but not seed
harass v to disurb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
inclement adj stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
muse v to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
negligible adj so unimportant that it can be disregarded
perpetuate v to make permanent or long lasting
precedent n an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
punitive adj inflicting or aiming at punishment
redress v to set right, remedy; n relief from wrong or injury
sojourn n a temporary stay; v to stay for a time
urbane refined in manner or style, suave
 

 



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