Voc 15 flashcards


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Voc 15 flashcards

  1. 1. Vocabulary<br />Unit 15<br />
  2. 2. clamor<br />(n.)<br />a public outcry; any loud and continued noise<br />(v.)<br />To call for by loud, continued outcries<br />
  3. 3. cynical<br />(adj.)<br />Inclined to believe the worst of people; bitterly mocking or sneering<br />
  4. 4. despot<br />(n.)<br />a ruler who oppresses his or her subjects, a tyrant<br />
  5. 5. feud<br />(n.)<br />a bitter, long-term quarrel<br />(v.)<br />to fight or quarrel with<br />
  6. 6. hardy<br />(adj.)<br />able to bear up under difficult conditions or harsh treatment; brave and tough<br />
  7. 7. indisposed<br />(adj., part.)<br />slightly ill; disinclined to do something<br />
  8. 8. legitimate<br />(adj.)<br />lawful, rightful; reasonable, justifiable<br />
  9. 9. partial<br />(adj.)<br />not complete; favoring one side over another; showing a string liking for someone or something<br />
  10. 10. patronize<br />(v.)<br />to give one’s business to regularly as a customer; to support, provide financial help; to treat someone as an inferior while making a show of being kind or gracious<br />
  11. 11. sagacious<br />(adj.)<br />shrewd; wise in a keen, practical way<br />