Vocab 3

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Created Oct 15, 2013
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Abridge
 
(v) to make something shorter
I abridged my book because it was too long.
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Adherent
 
(n) a follower or a supporter
I am an adherent towards the republicans
3
Altercation
 
(n) an angry argument
The three boys got into an altercation over the toy
4
Cherubic
 
(adj) resembling an angel, innocent
When the little boy stole the cookie, he gave the...
5
Condone
 
(v) to pardon or overlook
I condoned the boy because he had a hearing issue, so he didn't...
6
Dissent
 
(v) to disagree, to oppose
The rebublicans dissent the democrats.
7
Eminent
 
(adj) famous, distinguished, well-respected
The pope is a very eminent man
8
Exorcise
 
to drive out by magic, to dispose of
The farmers exorcised to get the devil out of their...
9
Fabricate
 
(v) to make up, manufacture, invent
He fabricated a new device that allowed animals...
10
Irate
 
(adj) angry, annoyed
I get irate when I'm lied to
11
Maraduar
 
(n) a raider, plunderer, looter
12
Obesity
 
(n) extreme fatness
13
Pauper
 
(n) an extremely poor person
14
Pilfer
 
to steel in small quantities
15
Rift
 
(n) a split, break or breach, a gap or hole
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Sembulence
 
(n) a likeness, an outward appearence
17
Surmount
 
(v) to overcome as in a hardship or handicap
18
Terminate
 
(v) to bring to an end
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Trite
 
(adj) commonplace, overuse, stale (language)
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Usurp
 
(v) to seize a position or power by force or without the right to do so


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