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Flashcards in Unit 7 Vocab Deck (30):
1

to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply

abhor

2

to change in a formal way; to change for the better

amend

3

to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; a slap, blow

buffet

4

a great confusion, disorder

chaos

5

roomy, spacious

commodious

6

eating away gradually, acidlike

corrosive

7

to see clearly, recognize

discern

8

still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost

extant

9

to involve in; to connect with or be related to

implicate

10

to force one's way with difficulty

buffet

11

to bury, commit to the earth

inter

12

a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules

martinet

13

to anticipate and prevent

obviate

14

one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw; traitorous

renegade

15

bitterly sarcastic

corrosive

16

deserving blame or punishment

reprehensible

17

dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit

somber

18

to consign to oblivion

inter

19

filthy, wretched, debased

squalid

20

to move, dispose of

obviate

21

disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy

turbulent

22

unconventional, unorthodox

renegade

23

loud and noisy; compelling attention

vociferous

24

of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length

voluminous

25

to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer

waive

26

mid-

middle

27

-able, -ible

able, capable of

28

-phon-, -phone-, -phono-

sound, voice

29

-pol-, -polis-

city, state

30

-scop-, -scope-

watch, look at