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Flashcards in Vocab U8 Deck (20):
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n) strong dislike; bitter hostility

animosity

2

n) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest

apathy

3

adj) fearful or anxious, especially about the future

apprehensive

4

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

commend

5

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

compatible

6

n) an expression of sympathy

condolence

7

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

consecrate

8

adj) old and feeble; worn-out, ruined

decrepit

9

v) to ridicule, laugh at with contempt

deride

10

adj) innocent, simple; frank, sicere

ingenuous

11

adj) having great variety; numerous and diverse

multifarious

12

adj) out-of-date, no longer in use

obsolete

13

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

omnivorous

14

adj) stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small

parsimonious

15

n) a state of perplexity or doubt

quandry

16

adj) stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority

recalcitrant

17

n) an injury done in return for injury

reprisal

18

v) to take great pleasure in;
n) a wide celebration

revel

19

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

stultify

20

adj) smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses

suave