lesson 26 vocab

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world lit. le sson 26.


 
  
Created May 11, 2010
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abominable
 
repugnantly hateful; very unpleasant, detestable, loathsome
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abscond
 
to leave secretly and hide
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capitulate
 
to surrender
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castigate
 
to punish or to subdue by punishment; to criticize with drastic severity
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comatose
 
lethargic, unconscious
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consolidate
 
to make solid, to unite, to merge
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despondency
 
depression, dejection
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destitution
 
state of being extremely poor, in extreme want
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eddy
 
a current of air or water moving contrary to the main current (circularly)
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enfranchise
 
to give or to bestow something such as the right to vote or citizenship
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ennoble
 
to elevate, to raise in rank
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fecund
 
capable of reproducing, intellectual productivity
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inebriation
 
drunkenness, intoxication
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inopportune
 
inconvienent, poorly timed
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inviolable
 
secure from violation or from being profaned
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nonchalance
 
indifference, a showing of little interest
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prevarication
 
evasiveness, lie
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primordial
 
original, existing at the beginning (usually relates to time)
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punctilious
 
stressing precise following of instructions, details, codes or conduct
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remonstrate
 
to protest, to make objections
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rudimentary
 
consisting in first principles, of a primitive kind; relating to basic skills
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sonnet
 
a fourteen line form of poetry
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tantamount
 
equivalent in value or significance
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turgid
 
swollen
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vestigial
 
something in an underdeveloped form

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