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vocab lesson-10

pg 581-624

hiatus a gap or break in continuity
deflicit a shortfall or deficiency
prestigious having a great reputation, highly respected
contemptuous scornful or disrespectful
laudable worthy of high praise
precursor something that comes before and signals or prepares the way for what will follow
annihilate to destroy completly
carnage massive slaughter
contending struggling in rivalry
malice desire to harm others
reconcile restore friendly relations
stark harsh or grim
boisterous noisy and lacking inrestraint or disipline
alleviate to make easier or provide relief
stridently harsh conspicuously
complicity association or partnership in a crime or offense
rhetoric grand but empty talk
speculative based on guesses and theories rather than facts
proponent a person who pleads for or supports a cause
impede to obstruct of hinder
Created by: sarahm20