vocab workshop level d11

20 terms by nickyv333 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

brevity

(n) shortness

comport

(v) to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement

concise

(adj) expressing much in few words

demure

(adj) sober or serious in manner, modest

depreciation

(n) a lessening in value; a belittling

deteriorate

(v) to lower in quality or value; to wear away

divulge

(v) to tell, reveal; to make public

enlighten

(adj) free from ignorance and false ideas; possessing sound and understanding

forestall

(v) to prevent by acting first

garble

(v) to distort in such a way as to make it unintelligible

proponent

(n) one who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief

quaver

(v) to shake, tremble; to trill

recoil

(v) to spring back, shrink; (n) the act of springing back

recoup

(v) to make up for, regain

reek

(n) an unpleasant smell; (v) to give off unpleasant smells,, to give a strong impression

relentless

(adj) unyielding, harsh, without pity

rivulet

(n) a small stream

squander

(v) to spend foolishly, waste

staccato

(adj) detached or disconnected in sound or style

statute

(n) a law

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set