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Flashcards in week 10 Deck (15):
1

abject

Most miserable; wretched

2

advocate

To plead in favor of; to defend

3

atrocity

An act of great cruelty and wickedness

4

commemorate

To serve as a memorial to; to remember in a solemn manner

5

dialect

A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary

6

dire

Having terrible consequences; urgent or desperate

7

elite

A group that enjoys superior status to others

8

enhance

To make greater or better

9

flagrant

Clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right

10

languish

To lose hope, strength, or vitality because of neglect or bad conditions

11

mute

To soften or tone down the sound of

12

raze

To level to the ground; to destroy completely

13

reprisal

A retaliation for an injury

14

turmoil

A state of confusion or agitation

15

wreak

To bring about or inflict