Vocab Unit 8

  1. animosity
    strong dislike; bitter hostility
  2. apathy
    lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
  3. apprehensive
    fearful or anxious, especially about the future
  4. commend
    to praise, express approval; to present at worthy of attention
  5. compatible
    able to get along or work well together
  6. condolence
    an expression of sympathy
  7. consecrate
    to make sacred
  8. decrepit
    old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
  9. deride
    to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
  10. ingenuous
    innocent, simple; frank, sincere
  11. multifarious
    having great variety, numerous and diverse
  12. obsolete
    out of date, no longer in use
  13. omnivorous
    eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything
  14. parsimonious
    stingy, miserly; meager, small, poor
  15. quandry
    a state of perplexity or douby
  16. recalcitrant
    stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
  17. reprisal
    an injury done in return for injury
  18. revel
    to take great pleasure in; (n) a wild celebration
  19. stultify
    to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
  20. suave
    smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses
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Vocab Unit 8
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