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Mrs. O'Connor BMS 200 Vocab Words

The final 200 vocab words!

Terms

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laudable
desrving praise; praise worthy
tumultuously
in a tumultuous and riotous manner
apparatus
equipment designed to serve a specific function
repercussion
consequence
hurled
threw with much force
quarry
something that is hunted
impunity
lacking any fear or risk of punishment
avenge
take revenge for a perceived wrong
feverish
marked by intense emotion
muffle
to deaden the sound of
abhor
To hate very much, to detest utterly
retribution
payback or punishment
benign
of disposition or manner
frail
weak
mellifluous
flowing
presage
an omen or indication of the future
precariously
dangerously
rubicund
red or reddish
dogged
persistent, stubbornly determined, refusing to give up
lethargy
abnormal drowsiness or to be lazy
reconcile
(v.) to restore to friendship; to settle; to resign (oneself)
immolation
to destroy or kill as a sacrificial victim
niche
small space or hollow in a wall for storing things
hoist
raise
purge
to make clean
pestilence
a contagious disease
slackening
lessening or loosening
venture
attempt or risk
palpable
capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind
gesticulation
a vigorous gesture or motion with your hands
reiterate
repeat
reconnaissance
(n.) a survey made for military purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or examination
afflicted
suffering or caused pain or suffering
jolted
having been disturbed suddenly
motley
compared of various unlike parts
grimace
a facial expression of pain or disgust
pedant
a person who makes a excessive display of learning
implacable
not to be mitigated
acquit
to prove not guilty
ricochet
when an object skips or jumps after it bounces off a flat surface.
shrew
ill-tempered woman
receding
moving back
caterwauling
howling
scruple
a sense of guilt felt
righteous
moral
mitigation
act of something less severe
surmounted
Overcome
probation
period of trial for finding out a persons fitness
heresy
An opinion or doctrine subversive of settled beliefs or accepted principles.
upbraid
Scold
knave
unethical, untrustworthy
heaving
the act of lifting something with great effort
syllogism
an argument that consists of two statements
malignant
evil, bad
resilient
able to bounce back or recover
jarring
to produce a harsh grating sound
truant
one who is absent from school without permission
abjure
To give up, abstain from, renounce under oath, recant solemnly
vitality
live or liveliness
abatement
to lessen or stop
churlish
rude or grumpy
whet
to sharpen; to put an edge on
virtuoso
someone who is highly skilled in an art or science
infallible
incapable of failure or error
surpass
exceed or go beyond
compound
added to or combined
siege
A long-lasting attack
iridescent
having a play of lustrous rainbow-like colors
repast
something taken as food
faring
getting along; managing
condone
excuse, overlook, or make allowances for
surge
to rise suddenly to an excessive or abnormal value
intricate
complicated or detailed
feign
To fake; to pretend; to make up
epistle
a formal letter
disarming
peaceable,friendly, or harmless
surfeit
supply or feed

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