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Vocab. Review 5-8

Vocabulary Review #5-8 & #9

trite of a remark, opinion, or idea
lampoon publicly criticize by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm
adept very skilled or proficient at something
denigrate criticize unfairly; disparage;
vindictive having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge
galvanize shock or excite, typically into taking action
bastion a projecting part of a fortification built at an angle to the line of a wall, so as to allow defensive fire in several directions
pedestal the base or support on which a statue, obelisk, or column is mounted
sects a group of people with somewhat different beliefs from those of a larger group to which they belong
quell put an end to, typically by the use of force
nondescript dull, boring, & uninteresting
defraud cheat, swindle, & steal
vivid clear, bright, & sharp
inhumane cruel, mean & vicious
reserve retain, keep, & book
Created by: baldy06



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