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Flashcards in vocab 12 Deck (15):
1

Censure

To blame; to criticize adversely

2

Despot

Monarch with unlimited power

3

Engender

To cause, produce, bring into being

4

Alleviate

To make easier to endure; to relieve

5

Incongruous

Inappropriate; out of place

6

Philistine

Narrow-minded; smugly conventional

7

Relegate

To put in a less important position; to assign; to banish

8

Scoff

To mock/ jeer at; to make fun of

9

Tedious

Long/ verbose and wearisome; boring

10

Ungainly

Clumsy, awkward, hard to handle

11

Viable

About to live/ exist; practicible

12

Writhe

To twist/ squirm as in pain

13

Zenith

Highest point

14

Aloof

Indifferent; unsympathetic; not interested

15

Chastise

To criticize severely