Flashcards in Vocab Words 2 Deck (15):
toilsome, wearisome, burdensome
The mile is very arduous
Most of Arizona is arid
someone dedicated to simplicity or self -denial
Many monks are ascetic.
In order to get constantly good grade you must be assiduous.
to make milder or less seve
The large dinner assuaged his hunger.
an orphanage or mental hospital: complete refuge for criminals
The asylum brought safety to the orphans
degeneration, decrease from disuse, wasting away
My throwing has atrophied from lack of practice
to largen size
The fresh troops augmented the marines.
severe in manor or appearance, strict, serious
The butler from downton abbey could be described as austere.
trit, lacking originality
I already knew what was going to happen, because the show was banal
to regard as lesser, disparage, make someone "feel small, lesser"
The star quarterback belittled his opponents.
In ancient time humans were very belligerent.
showing kindess or gentleness, gracious
The lifeguard was surprisingly benign to the crazy kida
to hand down, give of someone
My grandpa will bequeath me a 1,000 dollars on my birthday