Sadlier Vocab Unit 5, Level A

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Vocab Sixth Grade

acute

(adj.) with a sharp point; keen and alert; sharp and severe; rising quickly to a high point and lasting for a short time

bluster

(v.) to talk or act in a noisy and threating way; to blow in stormy gusts; (n.) speech that is loud and threatening

bungle

(v.) to act or work clumsily and awkwardly; to ruin something through clumsiness

commentary

(n.) a series of notes clarifying or explaining something; an expression of opinion

duration

(n.) the length of time that something continues or lasts

eerie

(adj.) causing fear because of strangeness; weird, mysterious

facet

(n.) one aspect or side of a subject or problem; one of the cut surfaces of a gem

fidelity

(n.) the state of being faithful; accuracy in details, exactness

fray

(n.) a brawl, a noisy quarrel; (v.) to wear away by rubbing; make ragged or worn; to strain, irritate

headstrong

(adj.) willful, stubborn

inhabitant

(n.) one living permanently in a given place

numb

(adj.) having lost the power of feeling or movement; (v.) to dull the feelings of; to cause to lose feeling

pacify

(v.) to make peaceful or calm; to soothe

ravenous

(adj.) greedy; very hungry; eager for satisfaction

refute

(v.) to prove incorrect

remorse

(n.) deep and painful regret for one's past misdeeds; pangs of conscience

setback

(n.) something that interferes with progress; a disappointment, unexpected loss or defeat; a steplike recession in a wall

smug

(adj.) overly self-satisfied, self-righteous

synopsis

(n.) a brief statement giving a general view of some subject, book, etc.; a summary

tarry

(v.) to delay leaving; to linger, wait; to remain or stay for a while

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