Vocab Unit 1

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antiquary
 
a person who collects antiques
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barbaric
 
wild, crude
3
contempt
 
disrespect
4
contraditinction
 
distinction by contrast
5
imply
 
to indicate indirectly
6
impotence
 
the quality of feeling weak
7
presume
 
assume something is ture
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reproach
 
a scold
9
unmitigated
 
everything
10
vindicate
 
to clear from suspicion
11
coherent
 
logically connected
12
contend
 
strive for
13
cynicism
 
a negative remark
14
paradox
 
a statement contrary to itself
15
representative
 
typical
16
seamy
 
unpleasant, flithy, dirty
17
sentiment
 
thought based on feeling
18
trite
 
to wear out by overuse
19
trivial
 
unimportant
20
wanton
 
unmoral
21
abstractly
 
in a not applied way
22
contrive
 
scheme
23
debilitate
 
weaken someone physically
24
demoralize
 
disheaten mentally
25
deplore
 
to grieve for
26
edify
 
to teach
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implacable
 
unchangable
28
lament
 
mourn
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salutary
 
favorable to health
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scoundrel
 
villian


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