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Flashcards in Vocab Unit 7 Deck (20):
1

amend

v. to change in a formal way; to change for the better

2

abhor

v. regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply

3

chaos

n. great confusion, disorder

4

commodious

adj. roomy, spacious

5

corrosive

adj. eating away gradually, acidlike; bitterly sarcastic

6

discern

v. to see clearly, recognize

7

extant

adj. still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost

8

implicate

v. to involve in; to connect with or be related to

9

inter

v. to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion

10

martinet

n. a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules

11

obviate

v. to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of

12

renegade

n. one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw adj. traitorous; unconventional, unorthodox

13

reprehensible

adj. deserving blame or punishment

14

somber

adj. dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit

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squalid

adj. filthy, wretched, debased

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turbulent

adj. disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy

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vociferous

adj. loud and noisy; compelling attention

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voluminous

adj. of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length

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waive

v. to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer

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buffet

v. to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; to force ones way
with difficulty n. a slap, blow