ESL 8 unit 8

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impending

about to happen

curt

rudely short or brief

scoff

to make fun of or to say bad things about someone or something

devise

to think out, to plan, to create

accord

agreement, harmony

vitality

strength, energy, liveliness

personable

pleasing, pleasant, nice

transition

a change from one way or thing to another

engross

to occupy or take up the complete attention of someone

rue

to be sorry for and wishing that something didn't happen

outlandish

strange, freakish, weird

ensue

to follow immediately after and the result of something

cite

to quote, to mention

shiftless

lazy, lacking ambition and energy

belated

late, tardy, after something should have already happened

impart

to make known, to tell

appease

to make calm, to soothe; to relieve, to satisfy

quirk

a peculiar way of acting

decoy

a person or thing used to lure into a trap

taint

to stain or contaminate

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