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10 Cards in this Set

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1. Dissent (V&N)

Dissention, Dissenter, Dissenting

The vote was not unanimous since one person Dissented
To object, disagree, or differ
2. Repudiate (V)


The tobacco executive REPUDIATED his former support for the industry.
to disown, renounce, or reject
3. Harangue (N)

Haranguer, Haranguing

The politician delivered a boring HARANGUE on family values.
a long, noisy, ranting speech - often pompous or scolding
4. Chasten (V)


The harangue did not CHASTEN the audience who continues to misbehave
to punish in order to correct; to subdue or restrain from excess
5. Malediction (N)


The MALEDICTIONS utteered during his haranguue caused us to repudiate him
a curse or calling down evil upon someone; evil talk or slander
6. Imprecation (N)

Imprecate, Imprecatory

In the Odyssey, the Cyclops howls IMPRECATIONS at the man who blinded him.
a curse or plea or prayer for evil or misofrtune
7. Taunt (V)

Taunting, Tauntingly

The reciever TAUNTED his opponent by shoving the ball in his faceq
to mock, ridicule, jeer at, reproach scornfully
8. Deride

Derision, Derisive Derisively

During his harangue, he DERIDED the reputation of his political opponent.
to mock, ridicule or laugh at with contempt
9. Derogatory (ADJ)

Derogate, Derogation, Derogatory

Her derided him with his DEROGATORY remarks
belittling, disdainful, or tening to lessen in value
10. Cull (V)
Wel CULLED the bruised apples from the perfect ones.
to seperate out as useless; to gather, choose, or collect