Unit 8 Vocab Flashcards


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ANIMOSITY

(n.) Hatred, Strong dislike

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APATHY

(n.) Lack of concern or emotion; Indifference

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APPREHENSIVE

(adj.) Anxious or fearful about the future; Uneasy

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COMMEND

(v.) To express approval of; praise

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COMPATIBLE

(adj.) Capable of existing or performing in harmonious, agreeable, or congenial combination / Capable of existing in harmonious combination

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CONDOLENCE

(n.) Expression of sympathy with a person in pain, sorrow, or misfortune

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CONSECRATE

(v.) To set apart as sacred

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DECREPIT

(adj.) Worn and broken down by hard use

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DERIDE

(v.) To laugh at with scorn; To ridicule

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INGENUOUS

(adj.) Characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; Not devious in a naive way

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MULTIFARIOUS

(adj.) Having great variety; diverse

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OBSOLETE

(adj.) No longer practiced or accepted; Outdated

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OMNIVOROUS

(adj.) Eating or living upon food of all kinds indiscriminately

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PARSIMONIOUS

(adj.) Excessively unwilling to spend; Stingy

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QUANDARY

(n.) A state of difficulty or perplexity; A dilemma

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RECALCITRANT

(adj.) Stubbornly disobedient; Resisting to authority

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REPRISAL

(n.) An injury done in return for injury

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REVEL

(n.) A noisy festivity or celebration, merrymaking; (v.) To take great pleasure or delight

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STULTIFY

(v.) To render useless; To cripple

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SUAVE

(adj.) Smooth and pleasant in manner