Vocab Unit 15 Flashcards

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to lower in esteem, degrade, to humbleabase
to move to action; to impelactuate
to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoidavert
rude, unrefined, clumsyboorish
the main impact, force, or burdenbrunt
a fightercombatant (n.)
engage in fightingcombatant (adj.)
inactive, in a state of suspension, sleepingdormant
1. causing uncertainty or suspicion; 2.in a doubtful or uncertain state of mind, hesitantdubious
to deliver a loud, ranting speechharangue (v.)
a loud speechharangue (n.)
to make a destructive raid on; to torment, harassharry
not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offensesimpenitent
a tricky, unprincipled, or deceitful fellowknave
a large military force; any large group or numberlegion (n.)
many, numerouslegion (adj.)
generosity, generous act; breadth of mind or outlookliberality
one who begins a lawsuitplaintiff
to examine, investigate thoroughlyprobe (v.)
an investigation; a device used to explore or examineprobe (n.)
to draw out or lengthen in space or timeprotract
to cut or take from a quarryquarry (v.)
a place from which stone is taken; something that is hunted or pursuedquarry (n.)
to refuse with scorn, disdainspurn
an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding somethingsubterfuge