Vocabulary 1-20 (unit 1)

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interminable

(adj.) endless, so long as to seem endless

12. interrogate

(v.) to ask questions, examine by questioning

recompense

(v.) to pay back; to give a reward; (n.) a payment for loss, service, or injury

renovate

(v.) to repair, restore to good condition, make new again

résumé

(n.) a brief summary; a short written account of one's education, working experience, or qualifications on the job

sullen

(adj) silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment

trickle

(v) to flow or fall by drops or in a small stream (n) small,m irregular quantity

trivial

(adj) not important

truce

(n) a pause in fighting

vicious

(adj) evil, bad; spiteful

foretaste

(n.) an advance indication, sample, or warning

germinate

(v.) to begin to grow, come into being

humdrum

(adj.) ordinary, dull, routine, without variation

hurtle

(v.) to rush violently, dash headlong; to fling or hurl forcefully

insinuate

(v.) to suggest or hint slyly; to edge into something indirectly

alight

(v.) to get down from, step down from; land (adj.) to lighten up

dynasty

(n.) a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position of power for some time.

barren

(adj.) not productive; bare: desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking

adjacent

adj: near, next to, adjoining

disrupt

(v.) to break up; disturb

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