Word List Lesson 8

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8B Words Sept. 22, 2012

Acrid

(adj.) Sharp, irritating, or bitter to the sense of taste or smell.

Casualty

(n.) a person killed or injured in a war or accident

Congested

(adj.) overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess

Cope

(v.) to manage problems or difficulties successfully

Headlong

( adj.) With great speed or force; reckless

Hurtle

(v.) to move with great force and speed

Impede

(v.) to get in the way of; to interfere with the movement of

Inevitable

(adj.) unavoidable; bound to happen

Initiate

( adj.) to put into effect; to bring into use

Irate

(adj.) very angry; furious

Lax

(adj.) not strictly enforced; undemanding; careless

Negligent

(adj.) failing to take proper care of or to give proper attention to

Smolder

(v.) 1. to burn slowly without bursting into flames. 2. to exist in a hidden state before bursting into the open.

stringent

(adj.) strict; severe

Throng

( n.) A large number of people gathered together; a crowd

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