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Vocabulary Level F Unit 7 Part A. austere debase beneficent desecrate cadaverous disconcert concoct grandiose crass inconsequential . austere. Severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; Harsh or sour in flavor . austere.

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austere debase

beneficent desecrate

cadaverous disconcert

concoct grandiose

crass inconsequential

austere
austere
  • Severe or stern in manner;
  • without adornment or luxury, simple, plain;
  • Harsh or sour in flavor
austere1
austere
  • The austere clothing and conduct of the Puritans expressed their beliefs.
beneficent
beneficent

Performing acts of kindness or charity

Conferring benefits, doing good

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From them I learned that purely beneficent acts can require as much hard work as a nine-to-five job.
cadaverous
cadaverous
  • Pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
  • Syn: corpselike, wasted, haggard, emaciated, ghastly
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Weak from hunger and cadaverous in appearance, the rescued captives were carried from the plane.
concoct
concoct
  • To prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish)
  • To devise, invent, fabricate
crass
crass
  • Coarse, unfeeling; stupid
  • Syn: crude, vulgar, tasteless
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We feel that the positions of our representative show a crass indifference to our problems.
debase
debase
  • To lower in character, quality, or value
  • To degrade, adulterate
  • To cause to deteriorate
  • Syn: cheapen, corrupt, demean, depreciate
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Every time a new rule is introduced in a popular sport, there are fans who say it will debase the game.
desecrate
desecrate
  • To commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently
  • To contaminate, pollute
disconcert
disconcert
  • To confuse
  • To disturb the composure of
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They had hoped to disconcert him with an unexpected question, but he was well prepared.
grandiose
grandiose
  • Grand in an impressive or stately way;
  • Marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
inconsequential
inconsequential
  • Trifling, unimportant
  • Syn: trivial, petty
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Feel free to ignore the inconsequential details, provided that you are sure that they are unimportant.