Vocabulary Workshop, Level A > Unit 1: Practice Quiz

Vocabulary Workshop, Level A > Unit 1: Practice Quiz

Word List


apparel

(n.) clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration; (v.) to
put clothes on, dress up

besiege

(v.) to attack by surrounding with military forces; to cause
worry or trouble

compress

(v.) to press together; to reduce in size or volume; (n.) a folded
cloth or pad applied to an injury

denounce

(v.) to condemn openly; to accuse formally

dispatch

(v.) to send off or out for a purpose; to kill; (n.) an official
message; promptness, speed; the act of killing

douse

(v.) to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly, extinguish

expressly

(adv.) plainly, in so many words; for a particular purpose

famished

(adj., part.) suffering severely from hunger or from a lack
of something

forsake

(v.) to give up, renounce; to leave, abandon

gainful

(adj.) profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage

immense

(adj.) very large or great; beyond ordinary means of
measurement

inept

(adj.) totally without skill or appropriateness

ingenious

(adj.) showing remarkable originality, inventiveness, or
resourcefulness; clever

instantaneous

(adj.) done in an instant; immediate

irk

(v.) to annoy, trouble, make weary

libel

(n.) a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the
reputation of the person about whom it is made; (
v.) to write or
publish such a statement

misgiving

(n.) a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty

oaf

(n.) a stupid person; a big, clumsy, slow individual

recede

(v.) to go or move backward; to become more distant

repast

(n.) a meal, food



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