Vocab Unit 8 (final exam)

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Section 1

Question Answer
assurance(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum(n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people, etc.; a place of safety
console(v.) to comfort; (n.) the kewboard of an organ; a control panel for an electrical mechanical device
dilate(v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
dross(n.) refuse, waste products
dwindle(v.) to lessen, diminish

Section 2

Question Answer
flippant(adj.) lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy
immunity(n.) resistance to disease; freedom from some charge or obligation
institute(v.) to establish, set up; (n.) organization that promotes learning
liability(n.) a debt; something disadvantageous
preposterous(adj.) ridiculous, senseless
pungacious(adj.) quarrelsome, fond of fighting
rabid(adj.) furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies

Section 3

Question Answer
realm(n.) a kingdom; a region or feild of study
rejuvenate(v.) to make young again; to make like new
remunerate(v.) to reward, pay, reimburse
sprase(adj.) meager, scant; scattered
sterling(adj.) genuine, excellent; made of silver of standard fineness
venture(n.) a risky or daring undertaking; (v.) to expose to danger, to dare
warp(v.) to twist out of shape; (n.) an abnormality

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