AOR English 1 #6-10

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Putrid

adj-in a state of foul decay; rotten, stinking

Resilient

adj-able to rebound or recover quickly

Decrepit

adj-weakened, falling apart, dilapidated

Volatile

adj-easily changeable, explosive

Tangible

adj.-capable of being touched; real or actual

Indiscreet

adj-showing poor judgment; imprudent

Prudent

adj.-wise; thoughtful

Versatile

adj-capable of doing many things well, having more than one function

Incessant

adj-not ceasing or stopping; continuing without interruption

Expel

verb-drive or force out, compel to leave

Abhor

verb-loathe, hate, despise

Enlighten

verb-give intellectual or spiritual light to; bring knowledge to

Deteriorate

verb-to become worse

Resolute

adj-determined, firmly resolved

Ignoble

adj-not noble or honorable; common or low

Pious

adj-having a dutiful spirit of reverence

Incongruous

adj.-inconsistent with expectations; inappropriate

Epic

noun or adj-heroic, or of unusually grand size or extent (GRAND)

Quest

noun-a search or pursuit in order to find or obtain something

Delirious

adj-wild with joy, excitement or enthusiasm

Reconcile

verb-to restore to harmony

Facetious

adj-not serious; amusing, joking, humorous

Enigma

noun-a puzzling or confusing person, problem, or statement

Absolve

verb-to declare free from blame or guilt

Vehement

adj-showing strong feeling; forceful

Acquiesce

verb-accept quietly, comply or yield

Belligerent

adj-resistant to authority; contentious, stubborn

Estrange

verb-turn (someone) away from affection (like) to dislike or enmity; make unfriendly

Rebuke

verb or noun-to express sharp, stern disapproval

Avarice

noun-greed; excessive desire for money or things

Bawdy

adj-indecent, lewd, obscene

Brawl

noun or verb-a physical fight

Quarrel

noun or verb-a verbal fight or argument

Chaos

noun-a state of complete confusion or disorder

Proposition

noun- something set forth for consideration

Soliloquy

noun- a long speech by a character which reveals his thoughts and is heard only by the audience

Cliché

noun-anything (usually an expression) that has become trite or stereotyped from overuse

Woo

verb-to seek the favor, affection, or love of; seek to win over

Chastity

noun-purity, virtue

Forfeit

noun or verb- something surrendered or given up; the act of surrendering or giving up

Benevolent

adj-kind

Redundant

adj-Characterized by unnecessary repetition

Asinine

adj- silly, stupid

Miniscule

adj-tiny, very small

Cognizant

adj-fully aware, conscious of

Explicit

adj-clearly expressed, leaving no doubt

Concise

adj-using few words to express much

Ominous

adj-threatening; foreboding (being a bad omen)

Elude

verb-to evade or escape from by cleverness or quickness

Contempt

noun- feeling of scorn or disdain

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