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Flashcards in Unit 8 Vocab Deck (27):
1

mis-

wrongly, badly

2

-al, -ic

relating to, characteristic of

3

-tele-

far off, distant

4

-the-

put or place

5

-cap-, -capt-, -cept-, -cip-

take

6

strong dislike; bitter hostility

animosity

7

a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest

apathy

8

fearful or anxious, especially about the future

apprehensive

9

to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of

commend

10

able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system

compatible

11

an expression of sympathy

condolence

12

to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose

consecrate

13

old and feeble; worn-out, ruined

decrepit

14

to ridicule, laugh at with contempt

deride

15

innocent, simple; frank, sincere

ingenuous

16

a wild celebration

revel

17

out-of-date, no longer in use

obsolete

18

eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes

omnivorous

19

stingy, miserly

parsimonious

20

a state of perplexity or doubt

quandary

21

stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority

recalcitrant

22

an injury done in return for injury

reprisal

23

to take great pleasure in

revel

24

to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on

stultify

25

smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses

suave

26

meager, poor, small

parsimonious

27

having great variety; numerous and diverse

multifarious