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1100 List 4

 

1. alacrity - briskness, lively action

 

2. disdain (n) - contempt

 

3. belligerent - warlike

 

4. intimidate - to overawe

 

5. feint - a false show

 

6. pugnacious - quarrelsome

 

7. promulgate - to make known officially

 

8. brash - impudent; rude

 

9. scoff - to sneer at

 

10. belittle - to make seem less important

 

11. tangible - having actual form; touchable

 

12. laceration - jagged wound

 

13. castigate - to correct by punishing

 

14. sordid - dirty, base

 

15. octogenarian - person in his eighties

 

16. solace - easing of grief

 

17. aspirant - candidate for high position

 

18. dregs - most worthless part

 

19. frenzy - wild fit

 

20. scurrilous - coarse

 

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