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Derrick 5 th period unit 8
acrimonious Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous
Bovine 1. Of, relating to, or resembling a ruminant mammal of the genus Bos, such as an ox, cow, or buffalo. 2. Sluggish, dull, and stolid.
Consternation a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utter confusion; dismay.
Corpulent fat, chubby
Disavow to deny any knowledge of, responsibility for, or association with somebody or something
dispassionate not influenced by strong feeling; especially : not affected by personal or emotional involvement
dissension disagreement or difference of opinion, especially when leading to open conflict
dissipate cause something to disappear: to fade or disappear, or make something do this
expurgate to remove words or passages considered offensive or unsuitable from a book before publication
gauntlet a medieval glove, as of mail or plate, worn by a knight in armor to protect the hand. a glove with an extended cuff for the wrist.
hypothetical involving ideas or possibilities: existing as or involving something that exists as an unproven idea, theory - assumed for sake of argument: assumed or proposed for further investigation
ignoble dishonorable and contrary to the high standards of conduct expected of somebody - not of nobility: not belonging to the nobility
impugn criticize or cast doubt on: to suggest that something cannot be trusted, relied on, or respected
intemperate lacking self-control: having or showing a lack of self-control, especially in expressing feelings or satisfying physical desires - drinking to excess: drinking too much alcohol, especially frequently - too hot or cold: extremely or unpleasantly hot or cold
odium hatred: intense dislike, repugnance, or contempt for somebody or something - state of being odious: the state of being hateful, contemptuous, or disgusting - disrepute or disgrace: a state of being considered odious by others
perfidy deliberate treachery: treachery or deceit
relegate demote somebody or something: to move somebody or something to a less important position, category, or status - exile somebody: to banish somebody from a country or community - hand something on: to pass something on to somebody for that person to deal with it or provide information about it
squeamish easily made to feel sick: easily sickened by such sights as blood or physical injuries - easily offended: easily shocked by such things as violence, the mention of bodily functions, or strong language - fastidious: excessively scrupulous about manners or behavior
subservient too eager to obey: too submissive or eager to follow the wishes or orders of others - of lesser importance: in a position of secondary importance - instrumental in something: helping to achieve something or bring something about
susceptible easily affected: easily influenced or affected by something - likely to be affected: liable to being affected by something - emotional: easily affected emotionally