TACHS Vocab

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sojurn

(n.) a temporary stay

terrain

(n.) a tract of land

tract

(n.) an extended area of land

saavy

(adj.) to understand or get the sense of

peruse

(v.) to read thoroughly and carefully

gingerly

(adj.)carefully

Tactile

(adj.) relating to the sense of touch

Textile

(adj.) of or relating to fabrics or fabric making

Ambiguous

(adj.) having more than one possible meaning

gamely

(adj.) spiritedly, bravely

vessel

a ship; a container (such as a vase); or reference to blood vessels such as arteries and veins

solace

comfort from grief

swells

waves; fills with water or other fluid

inundate

to overwhelm; to cover with water, submerge

musty

stale, moldy; out-of-date

candor

honesty

profusion

Large supply; abundance

trepidation

fear; nervous apprehension

luminous

shining, full of light

diligently

showing care and effort in your work or duties

whet

to sharpen, put an edge on; to make keen or eager

collate

to assemble in proper sequence

contemporary

current, modern; from the same time

synchronized

occurring at the same time

chronic

being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering

hypodermic

under the skin

utilitarian

having a useful function

automaton

robot

unanimous

in complete agreement

disregard

to ignore

boisterous

noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

lithograph

A printed image or picture

succumb

to give in

venomous

poisonous; spiteful, mean

indefatigable

tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired

posthumous

occurring after death

multitudinous

many; numerous

circumvent

to go around or bypass

centurion

A captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army.

remorse

deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach

amorphous

(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or character; without organization, unity, or cohesion

plummet

to fall; plunge

insinuate

introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner

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