9-Vocab Workshop Unit 2

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adjourn

(v) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place

alien

(n) a citizen of another country; (adj) foreign, strange

comely

(adj) having a pleasing appearance

compensate

(v) to make up for; to repay for services

dissolute

(adj) loose in one's morals or behavior

erratic

(adj) not reular or consistant; diferent from what is ordinarily expected; undependable

expulsion

(n) the proccess of driving or forcing out

feint

(n) a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense; (v) to make a decptive movement; to make a pretense of

fodder

(n) food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose

fortify

(v) to strengthen, build up

illegible

(adj) difficult or impossible to read

jeer

(v) to make fun of rudely or unkindly; (n) a rude remark of derision

lucrative

(adj) bringing in money; profitable

mediocre

(adj) average, ordinary, undistinguished

proliferate

(v) to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly

subjugate

(v) to conquer by force, bring under complete control

sully

(v) to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch

tantalize

(v) to tease, torment by teasing

terse

(adj) brief and to the point

unflinching

(adj) firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back

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