Sadlier-Oxford Building an Enriched Vocabulary lesson 6

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avarice

An excessive desire to acquire and possess wealth; a combination of greed and stinginess.

avid

Extremely eager, anxious, or enthusiastic.

badger

To tease; to annoy with a constant string of petty torments.

baffle

a. To puzzle completely. b. To prevent from achieving a goal.

banal

Made stale by constant use or repetition.

belligerent

a. (adj) Warring, actually engaged in war; warlike or hostile. b. (n) A party (for example, a nation or organization) engaged in a war.

benign

a. Gentle and kindly. b. Wholesome or favorable.

bicker

To engage in petty quarreling.

bizarre

Weird or fantastic.

bland

a. Mild or gentle. (Wen used in this sense, the word is usually neutral in tone.) b. Lacking interest or liveliness; flat. (When used in this sense, the word is distinctly pejorative.)

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