unit 4,5,6 level b

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Alliance

a joining together for some common purpose

Bewilder

to puzzle completely, confuse

Buffoon

a clown; a coarse, stupid person

Controversial

arousing argment, dispute, or disagreement

Dishearten

to discourage

Fruitless

not producing the desired result, unsuccessful

Hostile

unfriendly; unfavorable; warlike, agreesive

Inflammable

easily set on fire; easily angered or aroused

Inflict

to give cause something unpleasant, impose

Malignant

deadly, extremely harmful, evil; spiteful, malicious

Mortify

to hurt someone's feelings deeply; to cause embarrassment or humiliation; to subdue or discipline by self-denial or suffering

Orthodox

in agreement with established or generally accepted beliefs or ways of doing things

Procure

to obtain through special effort; to bring about

Scurry

to run quickly; scamper, hurry

Sodden

socked with liquid or moisture; expressionless, dull; spiritless, listless

Spirited

full of life and vigor; couregous

Virtual

having a certain force or effect in fact but not in name; so close as to be equivalent to the real thing

Void

(adj) completely empty; having no legal force or effect; ((n) empty or unfilled space; (v) to cancel or nullify

Wayward

disobedient, willful; unpredictable, capricious

Wince

(v) to draw back suddenly, as though in pain or fear; (n) the act of drawing back in this way

anecdote

(N)a short account of an incident in someone's life

consolidate

(V)to combine,unite; to make solid or firm

counterfeit

a copy that is represented as the original, a fake

docile

(adj)easily taught, led or managed; obedient

dominate

(v) to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over,command due to height

entreat

(v) to beg,implore, ask earnestly

fallible

(adj) capable of being wrong, mistaken or inaccurate

fickle

(adj) liable to change very rapidly,erratic; marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, inconsistent

fugitive

(n) one who flees or runs away;(adj)fleeting, lasting a very short time; wandering; difficult to grasp

grimy

(adj) very dirty, covered with dirt or soot

iota

(n) a very small part or quantity

maul

(v)to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle;(n) a heavy hammer

potential

(adj)possible, able to happen;(n)something that can develop or become a reality

radiant

(adj) shining, bright; giving forth light or energy

rural

(adj) relating to farm areas and life in the country

substantial

(adj)large, important; major, significant; prosperous; not imaginary, material

tactful

(adj)skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite

tamper

v) to interfere with; to meddle rashly or foolishly with

ultimate

(adj) last, final; most important or extreme; eventual; basic, fundamental

uncertainty

(n) doubt, the state of being unsure

Anonymous

unnamed, without the name of the person involved, unknown

Browse

to nibble, graze

Dupe

a person easily tricked or deceived, to deceive

Dynamic

active, energetic, forceful

Eradicate

to root out, to get rid of, destroy completely

Frustrate

to prevent from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire

Grim

stern, merciless, fierce, savage, cruel

Inimitable

not capable of being copied or imitated

Makeshift

a temporary substitute for something else

Marginal

in, at, or near the edge or margin

Pending

waiting to be settled

Prescribe

to order as a rule or course to be followed

Preview

something seen in advance

Prominent

standing out so as to be easily seen

Quaint

add or old-fashioned in a pleasing way

Reluctant

unwilling, holding back

Scrimp

to handle very economically or stingly

Snare

to trap, catch

Utmost

greatest, highest, farthest

Vengeance

punishment in return for an injury

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