Lesson 10

     
  1. abject
  2. - (adjective) Most miserable; wretched.
     
  3. advocate
  4. - 1. (verb) To plead in favor of; to defend.
    - 2. (noun) One who argues for or defends a person, group, or idea.
     
  5. atrocity
  6. - (noun) An act of great cruelty and wickedness.
     
  7. commemorate
  8. - (verb) To serve as a memorial to; to remember in a solemn manner.
     
  9. dialect
  10. - (noun) A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary.
     
  11. dire
  12. - (adjective) Having terrible consequences; urgent or desperate.
     
  13. elite
  14. - 1. (noun) A group that enjoys superior status to others.
    - 2. (adjective) Considered superior to others.
     
  15. enhance
  16. - (verb) To make greater or better.
     
  17. flagrant
  18. - (adjective) Clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right.
     
  19. languish
  20. - (verb) To lose hope, strength, or vitality because of neglect or bad conditions.
     
  21. mute
  22. - 1. (verb) To soften or tone down the sound of.
    - 2. (adjective) Not speaking or not able to speak; silent.
     
  23. raze
  24. - (verb) To level to the ground; to destroy completely.
     
  25. reprisal
  26. - (noun) A retaliation for an injury.
     
  27. turmoil
  28. - (noun) A state of confusion or agitation; tumult.
     
  29. wreak
  30. - 1. (verb) To bring about or inflict.
    - 2. (verb) To express or vent.


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