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Vocab. Lev. D

Unit 15

abase to lower in esteem, degrade
actuate to move to action, ot impel
avert to turn aside, to turn away, to prevent
boorish rude, unrefined, clumsy
brunt the main impact, force, or burden
combatant a fighter, engaged in fighting
dormant inactive, in a state of suspension, sleeping
dubious causing uncertainty or suspicion, doubtful
harangue to deliver a loud, ranting speech or the loud speech itself
harry to make a destructive raid on, torment, harass
impenitent not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offenses
knave a tricky, unprincipled, or deceitful fellow
legion a large military force, any large group or number; many numerous
liberality generosity,generous act; breadth of mind or outlook
plaintiff one who begins a lawsuit
probe to examine, investigate thoroughly; an investigation; a device used to explore or examine
protract to draw out or lengthen in space or time
quarry to cut or take from a quarry; a place from which stone is taken
spurn to refuse with scorn, disdain
subterfuge an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
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