Ch 8 vocab

  1. Acrimonious
    bitter in temper or tone.
  2. Bovine
    Sluggish, unresponsive.
  3. Consternation
    Dismay, Confusion.
  4. Corpulent
    Fat, Overweight
  5. Disavow
    to deny responsibility for or connection with
  6. Dispassionate
    impartial, free from emotion
  7. dissension
  8. dissipate
    to cause to disappear, to scatter
  9. expurgate
    to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text, to cleanse
  10. gauntlet
    A challenge, An armored or protective glove
  11. Hypothetical
    based on assumption or guess
  12. Ignoble
    mean, low, base, inferior
  13. impugn
    To call into question, challenge
  14. intemperate
    immoderate, excessive
  15. odium
    hatred, contempt
  16. perfidy
    Faithlessness, treachery
  17. relegate
    to place in a lower position, exile
  18. squeamish
    inclined to nausea, queasy
  19. subservient
    subordinate in capacity or role
  20. susceptible
    open to, vulnerable
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