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unit 15

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abase v2- to lower in esteem, degrade; to humble
actuate v1- to move to action; to impel
avert v2- to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid
boorish adj1- rude, unrefined; clumsy
brunt n- the main impact, force, or burden
combatant n+adj 2- a fighter; engaged in fighting
dormant adj1- inactive; in a state of suspension; sleeping
dubious adj1- causing uncertainty or suspicion; in a doubtful or incertain state of mind, hesitant
harangue v2- to deliver a loud, ranting speech; +n- a loud speech
harry v1- to make a destructive reid on; to torment, harass
impenitent adj2- nor feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offenses
knave n- a tricky, unprincipled, or deceitful fellow
legion n1- a large military force; any large group or nimber + adj many, numerous
liberality n3- genrosity, generous act; breadth of mind or outlook
plaintiff n1- one who begins a lawsuit
probe v+n- to examine, investigare thoroughly; or an investigation; a device used to explore or examine
protract v2- to draw out or length in space or time
quarry v1- to cutor take from(or as if from) a quarry; +n- a place from which stone is taken; something that is hunted or pursued
spurn v- to refuse woth scorn, disdain
subterfuge n1- an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
Created by: just4vocab