Unit 3 Vocabulary

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abridge

to make shorter

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adherent

(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to

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altercation

an angry argument

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cherubic

(adj.) resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent

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condone

to pardon or overlook

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dissent

(v.) to disagree; (n.) disagreement

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eminent

(adj.) famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting

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exorcise

(v.) to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive

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fabricate

(v.) to make, manufacture; to make up, invent

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gluttony

(n.) engaging in extreme eating or drinking; greedy overindulgence

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irate

angry

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marauder

a raider, plunderer

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pauper

an extremely poor person

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pilfer

to steal in small quantities

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rift

a split, break, breach

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semblance

(n.) a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition

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surmount

to overcome, rise above

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terminate

to bring to an end

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trite

(adj.) commonplace; overused, stale

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usurp

to seize and hold a position by force or without right

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voraciousness (syn.)

gluttony (syn.)

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timeworm (syn.)

trite (syn.)

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veneer (syn.)

semblance (syn.)

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the needy (syn.)

paupers (syn.)

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partisans (syn.)

adherents (syn.)

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filched (syn.)

pilfer (syn.)

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turned a blind eye to (syn.)

condone (syn.)

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enraged (syn.)

irate (syn.)

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commandeered (syn.)

usurped (syn.)

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seraphic (syn.)

cherubic (syn.)

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demonic (ant.)

cherubic (ant.)

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wealthy person (ant.)

pauper (ant.)

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temperance (ant.)

gluttony (ant.)

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initiated (ant.)

terminated (ant.)

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novel (ant.)

trite (ant.)

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When something is terminated it _____

ends

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An altercation is a(n) ______

angry argument

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Paupers are people who are extremely _______

poor

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The act of pilfering involved __________

stealing

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