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Flashcards in Unit 3 Vocab Deck (25):
1

de-, dis-

lower, opposite

2

-ation, -ition, -ion

act or result of

3

-dem-, -demo-

people

4

-dia-

through, across, between

5

-dog-, -dox-

opinion, teaching

6

an enemy, opponent

adversary

7

to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey

alienate

8

a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery

artifice

9

to compel, force

coerce

10

cowardly; a coward

craven

11

of or related to cooking or the kitchen

culinary

12

a death, especially of a person in a lofty position

demise

13

to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to

exhilarate

14

plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; land left unseeded; to plow but not seed

fallow

15

to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks

harass

16

stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action

inclement

17

to pay a debt, settle an account; to eliminate

liquidate

18

to think about in a dreamy way, ponder

muse

19

so unimportant that it can be disregarded

negligible

20

to make permanent or long lasting

perpetuate

21

an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action

precedent

22

inflicting or aiming at punishment

punitive

23

to set right, remedy; relief from wrong or injury

redress

24

a temporary stay; to stay for a time

sojourn

25

refined in manner or style, suave

urbane