Glossary of English Verbs 1

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abjure, abjuration, abjurer
To recant solemly; renouce or repudiate, to renouce under oath, forswear
abrogate abrogation
to abolish or do away with, or annul, especially by authority
belie, belier
to give a false representation to; to misrepresent, to show to be false, contradict
enervate envervation
to weaken or destroy the strength or vitatlity of
to impress (something) upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition, instill, to teach (others) by frequent instction , to indoctrinate
repine (v) repiner(n)
to feel or express dejection or discontent. 2. to long for something
premonish (v)
to give warning in advance, to forwarn
becloud (v)
1. to obscure with or as if with a cloud 2. to prevent clear perception or realization: muddle
expiate (v) expiation (n) expiable(adj)
to put an end to 2. to extinguish the guilt incurred by, to make amends by
promulgate (v) promulgation (n)
to declare (as a doctrine) known by open declaration: proclaim 2. to make known or public as a law, 3. to put into action or force
annex (v)
at attatch as a quality, consequence, or condition.2 to join together materially: unite 3. to add to comething earlier, larger, or more importance, to incorporate a country within the domain of a state
evince (v) evincible(adj)
to constitute outward evidence of 2. to display clearly: reveal
mitigate(v) mitigation (n) mitigative (adj) mitigator (n)
to cause to become less harsh or hostile: mollify 2. to make less severe or painful:alleviate
satiate (v) satiation (n)
to satisfy (as a need or desire) fully or to excess
finagle (v)
to obtain by indirect or involved means, 2. to obtain by trickery, to use devious or dishonest methods to achieve ones ends.
inveterate (adj) inverterately (adv)
1. firmly established by long persistence 2. confirmed in a habit: habitual, practially eradicalbe or unaterable in habit 3. not yeilding to ones efforts at betterment
placate (v) placater (n) placation (n) placative (adj) placatory (adj)
to soothe or mollify, esp by concessions: appease, pacify
interpolate (v)
1. to alter or corrupt (as a text) by inserting new or foreign matter. 2. to insert between other things or parts 3. to estimate valyes of date or a function between two known values
obviate(v) obviation(noun)
to anticipate and prevent (as a situation) or make unnecessary (as an action)
foment (v)
to promote growth or development of :rouse, incline
bolster (v)
to support with or as if with a reinforcement, to give a boost to
disabuse (v)
to free from error, fallacy, or misconception
a : to exploit successfully b : to increase or otherwise transform into something of much greater value To maneuver (an asset) to great advantage
accrue accruable accruement
3 : to accumulate or be added periodically 1 : to come into existence as a legally enforceable claim 2 a : to come about as a natural growth, increase, or advantage <the wisdom that ________with age> b : to come as a direct result of some state or action
# To bring up; nurture: bear and bring up offspring. # To promote the growth and development of;nuture
1 : to make beautiful with ornamentation : DECORATE 2 : to heighten the attractiveness of by adding ornamental details : ENHANCE
To promote the growth or development of; incite.
To make or construct (something) in a manner suggesting great care or ingenuity:
dysomia or Ageusia
impairment of the sense of smell and of taste (they are related)
1 a : to give a false appearance of : induce as a false impression <_____ death> b : to assert as if true : PRETEND 2 archaic a : INVENT, IMAGINE b : to give fictional representation to 3 obsolete : DISGUISE, CONCEAL
: to withdraw from an organization (as a religious communion or political party or federation)
1 a : to gather into storage b : to deposit <volumes in which he has ________ the fruits of his lifetime labors -- Reinhold Niebuhr> 2 a : to acquire by effort : EARN b : ACCUMULATE, COLLECT
1 : to divorce or separate formally from (a woman) 2 : to refuse to have anything to do with : DISOWN 3 a : to refuse to accept; especially : to reject as unauthorized or as having no binding force b : to reject as untrue or unjust
sequester sequestration
a : to set apart : SEGREGATE b : SECLUDE, WITHDRAW 2 a : to seize especially by a writ b : to place (property) 3 : to hold (as a metallic ion) in solution usually by inclusion in an appropriate coordination complex
typify typification
2 : to embody the essential or salient characteristics of : be the ______ of

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