Flashcards in Voc. Unit 13 Deck (20):
to make suitable to requirements or conditions; adjust or modify fittingly
to bear witness to; certify; declare to be correct, true, or genuine; declare the truth of, in words or writing, especially affirm in an official capacity
a tenon broader at its end than at its base; pin.
outrageous or heinous character; atrociousnes
to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, intent, etc.; give way
a prediction; portent.
desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance.
disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious: haughty aristocrats
obstruction; hindrance; obstacle.
absolutely necessary or required; unavoidable
to linger aimlessly or as if aimless in or about a place:
to pretend illness, especially in order to shirk one's duty, avoid work, etc.
brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible: a pithy observation.
to rob of goods or valuables by open force, as in war, hostile raids, brigandage, etc.
to smile in a silly, self-conscious way.
fixed in direction; steadily directed
praised boastfully or excessively
to speak ill of; defame; slander.
a person, especially a child, who has no home or friends.