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English Final Study Guide

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Shanghaiforce or trick someone into a place or doing something; kidnapped
Roguishlybehaving mischievously
Ornerystubborn, or combative and bad-tempered.
Nonchalantappearing or feeling cassualy calm and relaxed
Incredulousunwilling or unable to believe something
Aghastfilled with horror or shock
Gallantgiving special attentinon and respect to women, or chivalrous
Indignantfeeling/showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment
Contemptthe feeling that person or thing is beneath consideration or worthless
Seigean operation in which a police/other force surrounds a building and try to force a person to surrender
Intriguearouse the curiosity or interest, fasination
Adherenceattachment/commitment to a person, cause, or belief
Chastisepunish, especialy by beating
Transgressionan act that goes against law, rule, or code of conduct
Meticulousshowing great attention to detail, and careful and percise
Acquisitionan asset or object bought or obtained, typically by a library or museum
Languidweak or faint from illness or fatigue
Ominousgiving the impression that something bad is going to happen
Ironichappening in the opposite way to what is expected, and causing amusment
Prominentimportant or famous
Antiquatedoutdated or old fashion
Patronizingtreat with kindness, which betrays the feeling of superiority
Vehementlyin a forceful, passionate, or intense manner; with great feeling
Desolatemake (a place) beakly and depressingly emply
Indifferenthaving no particular interest or sympathy;unconcerned
Monopolizeobtain exclusive possessions or control of commodity in a group
Taintedcontaminate or pollute (something)
Schematicsa representation of the elements of a system using abstract graphic symbols
Amuletan ornament thought to give protection against will danger or disease
Benevolentwell meaning and kindly
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