Vocab unit 2

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adjourn

to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place

alien

a citizen of another country...foreign, strange

comely

having a pleasing appearance

compensate

to make up for; to repay for services

dissolute

loose in one's morals or behavior

erratic

not regular or consistant; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable

expulsion

the process of driving or forcing out

feint

a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense...to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of

fodder

food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose

fortify

to strengthen, build up

illegible

difficult or impossible to read

jeer

to make fun of rudely or unkindly; a rude remark of derision

lucrative

bringing in money; profitable

mediocre

average, ordinary, undistinguished

proliferate

to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly

subjugate

to conquer by force, bring under complete control

sully

to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch

tantalize

to tease, torment by teasing

terse

brief and to the point

unflinching

firm, showing no signs of fear

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