Vocabulary Word Flash Cards
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Abandon or leave. To quit or leave entirely
A member of the clergy/a priest
Obtain something, to get something, to bring about
Containing error; Wrong
Reduction in severity of illness, debt, charge or penalty
Spend less money or reduce costs. To cut down or diminish
Teave hurriedly and secretly, typically to escape from the law
Grant Pardon, declare someone free of guilt, punishment or blame
contradictory feelings about something or someone. Yes and No.
On the surface does not think deeply
To bring under complete control. To defeat and gain control using force
Threaten or persuade forcefully. Bully
Bad tempered, argumentative
Likely to occur at any moment
The leading character. A leader of a cause
Your relatives, or other things that are connected or related
Review past events and think about them differently
Become less intense. To reduce in amount. Lessen or diminish