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Flashcards in Unit 7 Synonyms Deck (20):
1

forbidding, rigorous, puritanical, ascetic, unadorned

austere

2

humanitarian, magnanimous, charitable

beneficent

3

corpselike, wasted, haggard, emaciated, ghastly

cadaverous

4

create, fashion, rustle up

concoct

5

crude, tasteless, oafish, obtuse

crass

6

cheapen, corrupt, demean, depreciate

debase

7

profane, defile, violate

desecrate

8

upset, rattle, ruffle, faze

disconcert

9

majestic, bombastic, highfalutin

grandiose

10

trivial, negligible, paltry

inconsequential

11

violation, transgression, offense

infraction

12

lessen, relieve, alleviate

mitigate

13

ravage, sack, loot; booty

pillage

14

prattle, blab, palaver

prate

15

precise, scrupulous

punctilious

16

formidable, august

redoubtable

17

chastise, upbraid, reproach

reprove

18

reimbursement, redress, restoration

restitution

19

sturdy, stout, intrepid, valiant; mainstay

stalwart

20

defenseless, unguarded

vulnerable