Vocab Rock: Shine

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21 terms · London, Keith, and Rebecca Osleeb. Vocab Rock:Musical Prep for the SAT and ACT Scholastic Edition. Princeton: Peterson's, 2006. Print.

actuate

(v) motivate; to put into action

captivate

(v) entrance; charm; enthrall

dregs

(n) sediment; muck; residue; remains; leftovers; what is left behind

forsake

(v) abandon; renounce; desert

illuminate

(v) enlighten; clarify; make something understood

illuminate

(v) brighten

incite

(v) compel; spur; impel; provoke; goad; to cause

lurk

(v) prowl; hide; lie in wait; move about stealthily or undetected

martyr

(n) one who is subjugated; one who endures pain or suffers voluntarily typically to incite change

mired

(adj) caught up; in a difficult situation

mired

(adj) trapped by a thick substance

rabid

(adj) extreme; fanatical

rabid

(adj) infected with rabies

renovate

(v) refurbish; restore

resplendent

(adj) dazzling; stunning; glorious; brilliant

scoff

(v) mock; ridicule; make fun of

seclusion

(n) isolation; privacy; solitude

skulk

(v) creep; loiter; sneak; to move furtively or secretly

solace

(n) comfort; support

vacillation

(n) indecision; uncertainty; inability to decide

welter

(n) turmoil; bewildering jumble; a confused mass

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