Level B Unit 6 definitions

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anymous

(adj) unnamed, without the name of the person involved ; unknown; lacking individuality or character

browse

(v) to nibble, graze; to read casually; to window-shop

dupe

(n) a person easily tricked or deceived: (v) to deceive

dynamic

(adj) active, energetic, forceful

eradicate

(v) to root out, get rid of, destroy completely

frustrate

(v) to prevent from accomplishing a purpose or fulfiling a desire; to cause feelings of discouragement

grim

(adj) stern, merciless; fierce, savage, crueli

inimitable

(adj) not capable of being copied or imitated

makeshift

(n) a temporary substitute for something else; (adj) crude, flimsy, or temporary

marginal

(adj) in, at, or near the edge or margin; only barely good, large, or important enough for the purpose

pending

(adj) waiting to be settled; (prep) until

prescribe

(v) to order as a rule or couse to be followed; to order for medicinal purposes

preview

(n) something seen in advance; (v) to view beforehand

prominent

(adj)standing out so as to be easily seen; important, well-known

quaint

(adj) odd or old-fashioned in a pleasing way; clever, ingenious; skillfully made

reluctant

(adj) unwilling, holding back

scrimp

(v) to handle very economically or stingily; to supply in a way that is small, short, or scanty

snare

(v) to trap, catch; (n) a trap or entanglement

utmost

(adj) greatest, hightest, farthest; (n) the extreme limit

vengeance

(n) punishment in return for an injury or a wrong; unusual force or violence

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