reading unit 12 level B

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abound

(v.) to be plentiful, be filled

braggart

(n.) a boaster; (adj.) boastful in a loud, annoying way

cache

(n.) a hiding place; something hidden or stored

clarification

(n.) the act of making clear or understandable, an explanation

despondent

(adj.) sad, without hope, discouraged

embezzle

(v.) to steal property entrusted to one's care

heartrending

(adj.) causing mental pain or grief

leisurely

(adj.), Unhurried, Taking plenty of time; (adv.) in an easygoing or unhurried way

lethargic

(adj.) unnaturally sleepy, dull, slow moving, indifferent

malady

(n.) a sickness, illness, disease, disorder

mellow

(adj.) , ripe well matured soft sweet and rich (v.) To become gentle or sweet

nomadic

(adj) wandering, moving about from place to place

piecemeal

(adj.) one piece at a time; (adv.) gradually

quest

(n.) a search, hunt; (v.) to search, seek, ask

random

(adj.) by chance, not planned or prearranged; irregular

rant

(v.) to speak wildly and noisily; (n.) loud, violent talk

reinforce

(v.) to make stronger with new materials or support

seclusion

(n.) isolation from others, solitude

status

(n.), a person's condition or position in the eyes of the law; relative rank or standing, especially in society;prestige

turmoil

(n.) a state of great confusion or disorder; mental strain or agitation

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