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Flashcards in Vocab F8 Deck (16):
1

(typically of speech or a debate) angry and bitter.

Acrimonious

2

of, relating to, or affecting cattle.

Bovine

3

feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.

Consternation

4

(of a person) fat.

Corpulent

5

disperse or scatter.

dissipate

6

remove matter thought to be objectionable or unsuitable from (a book or account).

Expurgate

7

a stout glove with a long loose wrist.

Gauntlet

8

: involving or based on a suggested idea or theory : involving or based on a hypothesis

: not real : imagined as an example

hypothetical

9

not honorable in character or purpose.

Ignoble

10

dispute the truth, validity, or honesty of (a statement or motive); call into question.

Impugn

11

having or showing a lack of self-control; immoderate.

Intemperate

12

general or widespread hatred or disgust directed toward someone as a result of their actions.

Odium

13

deceitfulness; untrustworthiness.

Perfidy

14

consign or dismiss to an inferior rank or position

Relegate

15

(of a person) easily made to feel sick, faint, or disgusted, esp. by unpleasant images, such as the sight of blood.

Squeamish

16

prepared to obey others unquestioningly.

Subservient