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Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 10


Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 10

Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 10 Wordlist
  1. acquiesce
    (v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
  2. allure
    (v.) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm
  3. askew
    (adj.) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly; (adv.) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
  4. blithe
    (adj.) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
  5. contentious
    (adj.) quarrelsome, inclined to argue
  6. covet
    (v.) to desire something belonging to another
  7. crestfallen
    (adj.) discouraged, dejected, downcast
  8. disheveled
    (adj.) rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder
  9. exponent
    (n.) one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets; (math) the power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised
  10. garrulous
    (adj.) given to much talking, tediously chatty
  11. insuperable
    (adj.) incapable of being overcome
  12. lamentable
    (adj.) to be regretted or pitied
  13. misnomer
    (n.) an unsuitable or misleading name
  14. profess
    (v.) to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend
  15. respite
    (n.) a period of relief or rest
  16. retribution
    (n.) a repayment; a deserved punishment
  17. sinuous
    (adj.) winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible
  18. sonorous
    (adj.) full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style
  19. vanguard
    (n.) the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field
  20. wastrel
    (n.) a wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing

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