Ms. Russo Vocab XVI
|tumult|| n. Commotion, uproar|
The car crash created a tumult on the road.
|turmoil|| n. Confusion, disturbance|
The turmoil during the presidential elections was unbearable.
|twilight|| n. Soft light (time period) right after sunset and before darkness|
It was hard to see during twilight.
|unalterable|| adj. Not able to be changed|
Her feelings for her mom were unalterable.
|unconventional|| adj. Not like what is customary or normal|
The new type of hybrid car was unconventional.
|unmitigated|| adj. Not lessened in any way, unchanged|
To our surprise, food was in an unmitigated supply during the economic down turn.
|unrelenting|| adj. Not letting up or weakening|
The football player gave unrelenting hits.
|vendors|| n. Sellers|
The vendors at the market were willing to bargain with me.
|vigilance|| n. State of being alert and watchful|
The security guard showed vigilance during his shift.
|vigilant|| adj. Watchful, alert|
The robber was vigilant in how he cased out the house before the robbery.
|vile|| adj. Disgusting, offensive|
The vile smell made our faces shrivel.
|vital|| adj. Very important|
Is it vital that you arrive on time?
|vivacious|| adj. Spirited, full of life, sprightly|
The child became vivacious when he received candy.
|vulnerable|| adj. Likely to be influenced by desire or a force|
The little boy was vulnerable to his older bullying brother.
|writhing|| adj. Twisting and turning, perhaps from pain|
The lady was writhing in pain after the car crash.
|zeal|| n. Enthusiasm or excessive devotion|
The crowd showed their zeal at the game.