vocabulary lesson 2
|Abrasion/Abrasive|| n.1. a wearing away or rubbing away by friction|
2. a scraped or worn area
adj.1. causing wear away by rubbing
2. harsh or rough in manner; irritating
|Clad||adj. Clothed or covered.|
|Corroborate||v. to provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm|
|Cursory||adj. Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.|
1. To remove the water from.
2. To become dry; to lose water from./
1. The state of being dehydrated.
|Derive||v. 1. To take or receive from a source. 2. To obtain through reasoning.|
|Endeavor|| v. to attempt earnestly|
n. a serious, earnest effort toward a goal
|Gingerly|| adj. Cautious; very careful|
adv. With extreme care or concern
|Grimace|| v. to make a face expressing feelings of pain, disgust, or contempt|
n. a facial expression that seems to express pain, contempt, or disgust
|Gruesome||adj. causing shock or horror|
|Inventory|| n. 1. a list of possessions or goods on hand|
2. The stock of goods on hand
v. to make a complete list of
|Simulate/Simulated/Simulation|| v.1. To take on the qualities of another; to imitate.|
2. To pretend.
adj.1. Made to look genuine while being artificial.
n.1. An imitation of a possible situation.
|Succumb|| v. 1. to give up or give in to; to yield |
2. to cease to exist; to die
|Surmise|| v. to suppose something without sufficient evidence |
n. a guess