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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 13

Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 13

Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 13

Word List

  1. abet
    (v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy)
  2. foment
    (v.) to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
  3. aver
    (v.) to affirm, declare confidently
  4. grisly
    (adj.) frightful, horrible, ghastly
  5. blatant
    (adj.) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense
  6. herculean
    (adj.) (capital H) relating to Hercules; (lowercase h) characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength
  7. broach
    (v.) to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid; (n.) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks
  8. impassive
    (adj.) showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless
  9. buttress
    (v.) to support, prop up, strengthen; (n.) a supporting structure
  10. inauspicious
    (adj.) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
  11. carousel
    (n.) noisy revelry or merrymaking
  12. incontrovertible
    (adj.) unquestionable, beyond dispute
  13. collate
    (v.) to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange in order for some specific purpose
  14. nonplussed
    (adj., part.) puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
  15. connoisseur
    (n.) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgments, especially in one of the fine arts
  16. opportune
    (adj.) suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time
  17. disconsolate
    (adj.) deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
  18. prolific
    (adj.) abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
  19. encumber
    (v.) to weigh down or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt, etc.); to fill up, block up, hinder
  20. rejoinder
    (n.) a reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit

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Mr. ‏El-Sayed Ramadan ‎ ‎

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