Billish D1/1 11-12

carouse

Definition: Unseemly behavior from excessive drinking
Example: The bartender threw the man out of the bar after his carouse behavior started to increase with each drink.

carouse

Definition: Unseemly behavior from excessive drinking
Example: The man was a little carouse after he had a few drinks.

carouse

Definition: Unseemly behavior from excessive drinking
Example: Because they spent the night carousing, they felt extremely awful and sick the next day.

pastiche

Definition: a dramatic or literary work, especially a musical piece
Example: The pastiche that Shakespeare wrote brought the audience to tears.

pastiche

Definition: a dramatic or literary work, especially a musical piece
Example: His pastiche made worldwide fame after he performed his piece at the opera.

acrimony

Definition: sourness or bitterness
Example: The acrimony of his tone of voice meant that he was not happy.

acrimony

Definition: sourness or bitterness
Example: The acrimony between the two friends split up both friend groups.

acrimony

Definition: sourness or bitterness
Example: The acrimony of her statement made the audience cringe.

bifurcate

Definition: divided into two parts or branches
Example: Congress is bifurcated into the Senate and the House of Representatives.

bifurcate

Definition: divided into two parts or branches
Example: Schools in the south in the 60's were often bifurcated

bifurcate

Definition: divided into two parts or branches
Example: The house of representatives is bifurcated into two parties: democrats and republicans.

spurious

Definition: not genuine
Example: The fake dollar bills he gave the cashier were spurious.

spurious

Definition: not genuine
Example: The spurious comment hurt her.

spurious

Definition: not genuine
Example: The spurious apology got Billy in even more trouble

spurious

Definition: not genuine
Example: The vase found in China was spurious

asperity

Definition: ill-temper
Example: He replied with some asperity in his tone.

asperity

Definition: ill-temper
Example: The old man's asperity caused his grandchildren to not like him.

asperity

Definition: ill-temper
Example: The asperity of her tone really set the mood.

clairvoyant

Definition: a clear mental image of things that others cannot see
Example: The clairvoyance of the young boy was so unique even his parents didn't know what he was thinking.

clairvoyant

Definition: a clear mental image of things that others cannot see
Example: The clairvoyant said she was talking to a ghost but nothing was there.

carnal

Definition: marked by sexuality, given to crude pleasures of the flesh
Example: The carnal man only liked the woman because she had hair on her head.

carnal

Definition: marked by sexuality, given to crude pleasures of the flesh
Example: The parent told their kids to not partake in carnal acts.

carnal

Definition: marked by sexuality, given to crude pleasures of the flesh
Example: He was ashamed of his carnal thoughts.

carnal

Definition: marked by sexuality, given to crude pleasures of the flesh
Example: The section of the identification survey marked carnal asked the survey taker about their sexual preference

anthology

Definition: collection of literary works
Example: The old man had an huge anthology in a room of its own.

anthology

Definition: collection of literary works
Example: The writer's works were put into an anthology.

anthology

Definition: collection of literary works
Example: The famous singer put together an anthology of his most famous songs.

harass

Definition: to torment without let up
Example: He was harassed for bleaching his hair.

harass

Definition: to torment without let up
Example: The kids didn't like the boy so they constantly harassed him.

harass

Definition: to torment without let up
Example: The girl was harassed at school.

mordant

Definition: caustic, sharp or biting
Example: He replied with a mordant remark.

mordant

Definition: caustic, sharp or biting
Example: The girl had a mordant sense of humor.

debilitate

Definition: to impair the strength of
Example: The death of Bob debilitated the family

debilitate

Definition: to impair the strength of
Example: The flu debilitated her health.

manifest

Definition: easily understood or readily perceived by the senses, especially by sight
Example: As I walked closer the letter 'a' manifested.

manifest

Definition: easily understood or readily perceived by the senses, especially by sight
Example: Today that group had a manifestation from the animals.

decadent

Definition: a period of decline or decay
Example: The graph showed the decadence of the results.

vicarious

Definition: a substitution
Example: One can experience vicariously a vaction by reading travel brochures.

trepidation

Definition: a state of alarm or dread
Example: The girl was in a state of trepidation after she had walked through the haunted house.

trepidation

Definition: a state of alarm or dread
Example: The boy was in complete trepidation when the ghost came out of nowhere.

trepidation

Definition: a state of alarm or dread
Example: John Challenger was in a state of trepidation when he realized he had a pop quiz in Religion.

trepidation

Definition: a state of alarm or dread
Example: I was in trepidation when I saw my test score

melee

Definition: a confused struggle
Example: John Challenger was late to class because he engaged in a melee before class.

implacable

Definition: incapable of appeasement
Example: The king was brought many gifts, but he was implacable.

implacable

Definition: incapable of appeasement
Example: Sally was implacable even though her parents bought her everything in the world.

nexus

Definition: a means of connecting, a link
Example: Tinder creates a nexus for men and women looking for a relationship.

nexus

Definition: a means of connecting, a link
Example: The chain was the nexus between the bike and rack.

sycophant

a person willing to demean themselves for selfish, personal reasons