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English 12 Vocab 6
English 12 Vocab 6
Abominate
to dislike strongly
it could well be Muslim fanatics who don’t care if they kill their own-brothers-in-faith to destabilise a state which they abominate as infidels. ...
Enthrall
to captivate or charm:
-a performer whose grace, skill, and virtuosity enthrall her audiences.
Loathe
to feel disgust or intense aversion
-I loathe people who spread malicious gossip.
Contrite
filled with a sense of guilt
-a contrite sinner.
Superfluous
being more than is sufficient or required; excessive
Debacle
a complete collapse or failure.
-The revolution ended in a debacle.
Artifice
a clever strategy usually intended to deceive or defraud
Wanton
characterized by knowledge of and utter disregard for probability of resulting harm; reckless
-a wanton act
-by such wanton or willful misconduct