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Unit 3. Vocabulary


extort to obtain by threat or violence
avarice greed for riches
efface erase, wipe out
sublime inspiring awe or admiration through grandeur or beauty
ominous threating
venerable worthy of respect
patriarch the father and ruler of a family or tribe
sepulcher grave; tomb
appellation name or title
iniquity sin
waggery mischievous humor
obstinacy stubbornness
indecorous improper
ostentation boastful display
conspicuous obvious; easy to see or perceive
pensive thinking deeply or seriously
suffrage vote or voting
posterity all succeeding generations
magnanimity ability to rise above pettiness or meanness
superfluous excessive; not necessary
radiant shinning brightly
aversion object arousing an intense or definite dislike
chaos disorder or formless matter and infinite space, supposed to have existed before the ordered universe
Created by: 12_KMacke



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