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vocabulary.. chpts 13-15
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to weigh dow or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt ect) to fill up block hinder, overload,to hamperencumber
a reply to a reply especially from the defendant in a legal suit, an answer, response, ripostre, retortrejoinder
lacking in nutritive value, lacking in interest or substance, immature, juvenile, childish, vapid, inspid, pueritejejune
too ready to believe, easily decieved, gulliblecredulous
to scold sharply, to chide, rebuke, reprove, reprimandberate
willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submissive, responsive, liable to be held resonsible, agreeable, complaint, docile,amenable
the beginning, start, earliest, stage of some process, institution, a commencement, oustset, inaugurationinception
coming from the outside, foreign, present but not essential, irrelevant, incidental, extrinsicextraneous
large-scale slaughter, or loss of life, butchery, a bloodbath, massacrecarnage
to use up as a result of spending or consumption, to diminish, greatly, to exhaust, empty, drain, bankruptdeplete
to spoil, or destroy, an appetite by too much undulgence, especially in sweet or rich things, to glut, satiate, surfeit, to nauseatecloy
the way a person behaves, overall, impression made by comportment, manner ect. facial appearance, mien, conduct, behavior, bearing, carriagedemeanor
a strong defense or protection, a solid wall like structure for defense, to provide such defense or protection, stronghold, citadel, bastion, rampartbulwark
courteous, yielding to the wishes and ideas of another person, great respect marked by submission as to a superior, consideration,deference
puzzling, perplexing, not easily understood, mysterious, baffling, mystifyingenigmatic
conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done, exhaustive, authoritativedefinitive
offensively, self-assertivel excessively, and arrogantly, self-confident, pushy, forward, aggressive, obstrusivebomptious
to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected, to reduce, to abbreviate, abridge, contractcurtail
firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, an extremely hard substance, obdurate, implacable, inflexibleadamant
given over to dissipation and self indulgence, immoral, recklessly, extravagant, person given to self-indulgent, and wild spending, prodigal, improvident, spendthriftprofligate
excessively and objectionably sentimental having a mildy sickening flavor, sentimentalized, maudlin, mushy, nauseatingmawkish
to oppose successfully, to prevent, frustrate, foil, bafflethwart
something that is heavy or burdensome, (especially an unwelcome resonsibility) a stigma, blame, obligation, dutyonus
needed, necessary, regraded as essential or dispensable, obligatory, incumbent,requisite
to soften, make gentle, to calm, allay as an emotionl to reduce in intensity, to appease, assuage, placate, pacifymollify
of or pertaining to a tailor or his work, having to do with clothes or dress (especially mens) of or pertaining to men's clothessartorial
a vague sense of approaching misfortune, foreboding, premonition, hunchpresentiment
tolerance, and self-control in the face of provocation, patience, the act of refrainging from something, restraintforbearance
unquestionable, beyond, dispute, incontestable, indisputable, indubitableincontrovertible
to break the surface of the water, to turn sideway to wind and waves; to bring up or begin to talk about a subject to announce to pierce( a keg, or cask) in order to draw off liquid, a spit for roasting, a tool for tapping casks, to bring up mention, to introduce, presentbroach
deeply unhappy or dejected, without hope, beyond consolation, grief-stricken, inconsolable, comfortlessdisconsolate
nosiy in a coarse, offensive way, obvious, or conspicious, especially in an unfavorable sense, flagrant, glaring, egregious,blatant
an expert one who is well qualified to pass critical judgements especially in one of the fine arts, savant, punditconnoisseur
showing no feeling or emotion inanimate, motionless, stoical, insensibleimpassive
unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future, unprpitious, unpromising, untimelyinauspicious
expressed in lofty or high-flown language (oftne in the sense of being pompous or over elaborate, good speach, great speaker, gradiloquent, orotun, stiltedmagniluquent
a liking, preference, aprtiality, preference, fondness, tastepredilection
suitable or convenient for a particular purpose, occurring at an appropriate time, timely, suitable, felicitousopportune
abdundantly productive, abundant profuse, fruitful, fecund, productive, profuseprofilic
puzzled not knwoing what to do, at a loss, perplexed, baffled, stumped, flabbergastednonplussed
to support, prop up, strengthen, a supporting structure, boister, reinforce, brace, prop, shore upbuttress
to affirm, delcare confidently (law term) to assert, affirm, asseverate, avouchaver
noisy revelry or merry making (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking) drinking about, drunken revel, bingecarousal
a rule, test, standard judgement, or evaluation, yardstick, touchstone, gauge, canoncriterion
swollen, bloated, filled to excess, overdecorated, or excessive in language, inflated, pompous, bombastic, overblownturgid
to beg earnestly n' humbly to plead petition, implore, entreatsupplicate
showing unusally early development (talents and mentally) forward, gifted, advancedprecocious
delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel, brutal, vicious, inhuman, fiendishsadistic
a collection of diverse or miscellaneous items, a general mixture, petals mixed with spices forscent, hodgepodge, melange, farrago, medleypotpurri
winding twisted, crooked, highly involved, complex, devious, circutious, serpentine, labyrinthine,tortuous
self righteous, characterized by moralizing, given to use of maxims or adages, saying much in few words, pithy, aphorisitic, epigrammatic, moralisticsentenious
stubborn, unyielding, obstinate, adamantobdurate
an excess or overindulgence, as in eating or drinking, causing disgust, to feed or supply with anything to excess, glut, to cloy, satiatesurfeit
apparent, appearing to be true, or actual, capable of being shown or exhibited, professed, purportedostensible
to expand on write or talk at lenth or in detail; to move about freely, to elaborate, enlarge, descant, wander, roamexpatiate
a weakness or ailment (physical, mental, moral ect) an affiction, malady, defectinfirmity
to encourage, assist, (especially in something wrong or unworthy) to aid, assist, help furtherabet
to promote trouble, or rebellion, to apply warm liquids to, warm, instigate, incite, stir upfoment
to compare critically in order to note differences similarities ect. to arrange in order for some specific purpose, to srot out, arrange, to cross-checkcollate
"H" relating to HERCULES; "h" characterized by great strength, very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusal strength, mighty, powerful, arduous, onerous, collosalHerculean
frightful, horrible, ghastly, gruesome, gory, hideousgrisly
without preparation, offhand, suddenly or hastily done, extemperaneous composition or remark, a minimal piece suggestive of improvisation, sontaneous, on the spur of the momentimpromptu
a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub, an uproar, or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified, a furor, uproar, hullaballoobrouhaha
easy made angry, bad temepered, exhaustive, authorativecholeric
to send or hand in (as $$) to cancel (as a penalty or punishment) to forgive, pardon, to lessen, diminish, to put off, postpone, defer, to return, remand, subside, abateremit


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