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  1. SAT Vocabulary Unit 8 From Jerome Shostak’s Vocabulary Workshop

  2. acrimonious http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/a/apiryist.asp

  3. acrimonious • Adjective: Stinging; bitter in temper or tone • Biting • Caustic • Rancorous • Hostile

  4. bovine http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2006/09/11/Angry-Cow

  5. bovine • Adjective: resembling a cow or ox • Sluggish • Unresponsive • Stolid • Dull • Slow

  6. consternation http://www.freeze.com/Content/Item.aspx?pid=3659

  7. consternation • Noun: Dismay • Confusion • Shock • Amazement • Bewilderment • Dismay

  8. corpulent http://caveviews.blogs.com/cave_news/health/index.html

  9. corpulent • Adjective: Fat • Having a large, bulky body • Overweight • Heavy • Obese • Stout • Portly

  10. disavow http://www.rickmaybury.com/bootpages/other/sixties4.htm

  11. disavow • Verb: To deny responsibility for or connection with • Disown • Disclaim • Retract • Abjure

  12. dispassionate http://www.flickr.com/photos/lesec/346510276/

  13. dispassionate • Adjective: Impartial • Calm • Free from emotion • Unbiased • Disinterested • Cool • Detached

  14. dissension http://www.vertex.umea.com/nr3-97/insant.html

  15. dissension • Noun: Disagreement • Sharp difference of opinion • Strife • Discord • Contention

  16. dissipate http://qd.typepad.com/5/2005/12/disappearing_ac.html

  17. dissipate • Verb: to cause to disappear • To scatter, dispel • To spend foolishly • Squander • To be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure • Disperse • Strew • Diffuse • Waste http://www.istockphoto.com/file_closeup/business/business_concepts/money/2529353_flying_money.php?id=2529353

  18. expurgate http://www.outlar.com/flyer.php?flyer=Bleep@CarlingAcademy&sides=Both&id=2420

  19. expurgate • Verb: To remove objectionable passages or words from a written text • To cleanse, purify • Purge • Censor • Bowdlerize

  20. gauntlet http://www.answers.com/topic/running-the-gauntlet

  21. gauntlet • Noun: An armored or protective glove • A challenge • Two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them • An ordeal, trial • Punishment • Provocation www.googleimages.com/gauntlet

  22. hypothetical http://footlightnotes.tripod.com/20040221home.html

  23. hypothetical • Adjective: Based on a assumption or guess • Used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation • Assumed • Supposed • Conjectural • Conditional

  24. ignoble http://www.answers.com/topic/villain

  25. ignoble • Adjective: Mean, low, base • Inferior • Unworthy • Dishonorable • Sordid

  26. impugn http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/basketball/nba/spurs/stories/MYSA110806.BKNspurs.photo4.1bc390b3.html

  27. impugn • Verb: To call into question • To attack as false • Challenge • Deny • Dispute • Query • Question

  28. intemperate http://graphics.stanford.edu/~erang/Album/Other_Album/tn/monkey_makeup.jpg.html

  29. intemperate • Adjective: Excessive • Immoderate • Lacking in self-control • Inclement • Extreme • Unrestrained • Inordinate http://www.nebraskastorms.com/light.htm

  30. odium http://www.republicanvoices.org/hate_mail.html

  31. odium • Noun: Hatred • Contempt • Disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct • Abhorrence, • Shame • Ignominy http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/pix/nats/t/WalkOfShame.html

  32. perfidy http://www.planetphillip.com/posts/category/miscellaneous/

  33. perfidy • Noun: Treachery • Faithlessness • Betrayal • Disloyalty • Treason • Duplicity http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/t/traitor_gifts.asp

  34. relegate http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/r/relegate.asp

  35. relegate • Verb: To place in a lower position • To assign, refer, turn over • To banish • Transfer • Consign • Demote • Exile http://www.textbookx.com/detail-book-0802118267.html?SID=a93407a4ace863001daa718b4b69e40c

  36. squeamish http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/s/squeamish_gifts.asp

  37. squeamish • Adjective: Inclined to nausea • Easily shocked or upset • Excessively fastidious or refined http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0006B2A2O http://www.freefever.com/freeclipart/animal/mouse.html

  38. subservient http://gradualdazzle.blogspot.com/2006/06/cowtow-or-kowtow.html

  39. subservient • Adjective: Subordinate in capacity or role • Submissively obedient • Serving to promote some end • Secondary • Servile • Obsequious • Useful http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/y/yes-man.asp

  40. susceptible http://www.fotosearch.de/ARP105/allergy/

  41. susceptible • Adjective: Open to • Easily influenced • Lacking in resistance • Vulnerable • Receptive • Impressionable http://www.hollywoodjesus.com/movie/pinocchio/16.jpg

  42. The End • Available 24/7 • At your friendly online • RHS English Teachers’ Sites Enjoy! http://www.daleville.k12.in.us/HS7BUSINESS.HTML