Vocab unit 3

Vocab unit 3

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Term Definition
adversary an enemy, opponent
alienate to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
artifice a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
coerce to compel, force
craven cowardly; a coward
culinary of or related to cooking or the kitchen
demise a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
exhilarate to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
fallow plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; land left unseeded; to plow but not seed
harass to disturb, worry, to trouble by repeated attacks
inclement stormy, harsh, severe in attitude or action
liquidate to pay a debt, settle an account; to eliminate
muse to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
negligible so unimportant that it can be disregarded
perpetuate to make permanent or long lasting
precedent an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
punitive inflicting or aiming at punishment
redress to set right, remedy; relief from wrong or injury
sojourn a temporary stay; to stay for a time
urbane refined in manner or style, suave

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