Anthem Quiz Vocab

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Abyss

Bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth

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Advocacy

Support of an idea or cause

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Approbation

Official approval, praise, commendation

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Atone

To make amends

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Baseness

The quality of lacking higher values

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Defile

To make dirty, to desecrate, to pollute

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Depravity

Moral corruption, a wicked or perverse act

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Discern

To differenciate between two or more things

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Ecstasy

Extreme happiness

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Fluid

Smooth and effortless

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Furrow

To make wrinkles or grooves

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Heedless

Disregarding, thoughtless

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Illustrious

Notably outstanding, famous

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Infamous

Having a reputation of the worst kind, vicious, notoriously bad

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Lassitude

Feeling of weariness; fatigue

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Perishable

Likely to decay or to spoil

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Portal

A doorway (especially a large one)

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Raze

To completely destroy

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Revere

To honor, to regard with respect

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Sieve

A utensil for sifting or straining

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Submissive

Yielding or surrendering oneself to the will of another

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Tarry

To delay in coming or going, to linger

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Vindictive

Revengeful, spiteful

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Virtuous

Having excellent morals; righteous

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Whim

A sudden and impulsive action

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The man had fallen into the ________ of depravity

Abyss

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The nominee's _____ of higher taxes may have cost him the election

Advocacy

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We initiatied the attack with the ______ of the general

Approbation

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He _____ for his theft by repaying his victims

Atone

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We were shocked at the criminal's _____

Baseness

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The gang ______ the school with obscene graffiti

Defile

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The ____ of his behavior shocked everyone

Depravity

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Because of the fog, I was barely able to _____ the landing strip.

Discern

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The music was so beutiful that it put the crowd into a state of ______

Ecstasy

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Most good golfers have a very ____ swing

Fluid

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The man ______ his brows in deep concern

Furrow

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He walked on, ______ of the signs of warning about the mine field

Heedless

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I was impressed by the _____ personage at the ball

Illustrious

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The Japanese attack on the Pearl Harbor was an ______ act

Infamous

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The hot weather in some parts of Mexico probably created the ______ that led to the siesta

Lassitude

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We have to move the _____ items to a cooler place

Perishable

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She stood for a moment in the _____ before stepping into the room

Portal

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Atomic war will ___ many cities

Raze

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Nearly all Catholics _____ the Pope

Revere

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The manager complained that his second basmean fielded ground balls like a ______.

Sieve

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I am very _____ to the demands and the requests of my parents because I know that they know best.

Submissive

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Please do not ______; I want you to be here on time

Tarry

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You should be more forgiving and less _____

Vindictive

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One would expect nuns to be very virtuous

Virtuous

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Our trip to Washington was a mere _____.

Whim

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