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Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 8


Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 8

Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 8 Wordlist

  1. animosity
    (n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility
  2. apathy
    (n.) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
  3. apprehensive
    (adj.) fearful or anxious, especially about the future
  4. commend
    (v.) to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of
  5. compatible
    (adj.) able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
  6. condolence
    (n.) an expression of sympathy
  7. consecrate
    (v.) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
  8. decrepit
    (adj.) old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
  9. deride
    (v.) to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
  10. ingenuous
    (adj.) innocent, simple; frank, sincere
  11. multifarious
    (adj.) having great variety; numerous and diverse
  12. obsolete
    (adj.) out-of-date, no longer in use
  13. omnivorous
    (adj.) eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes
  14. parsimonious
    (adj.) stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small
  15. quandary
    (n.) a state of perplexity or doubt
  16. recalcitrant
    (adj.) stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
  17. reprisal
    (n.) an injury done in return for injury
  18. revel
    (v.) to take great pleasure in; (n.) a wild celebration
  19. stultify
    (v.) to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
  20. suave
    (adj.) smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses

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