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English vocab # 3

unit #3 vocabulary definitions

worddefinition part of speech
adherent a follower,supporter noun
altercation an angry argument noun
cherubic resembling an angel portrayed as child with a beautiful,round,or chubby face;sweet and innocent adjective
condone to pardon or overlook verb
dissent disagreement verb
eminent famous,outstanding,distinguished;projecting adjective
exorcise to drive out by majic,to dispose of something troublesome,menacing or oppressive verb
fabricate to make,manufacture;to make up,invent verb
irate angry adjective
marauder a raider,plunderer noun
obesity excessive fatness noun
pauper an extremely poor person noun
pilfer to steal in small quantities verb
rift to split,break,breach noun
semblance a likeness;an outward appearance;an apparition noun
surmount to overcome,rise above verb
terminate to bring to an end verb
trite commonplace;overused,stale adjective
usurp to seize and hold a position by force or without right verb
abridge to make shorter verb
Created by: julia7817



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