Unit two

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20 terms · Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary unit two Level A

adverse

unfavorable; negative

arid

extremely dry

assailant

a person who attacks violently

billow

a large wave

confront

to meet face-to-face

constrain

to force

contemporary

belonging to the same period of time as oneself

depict

to portray; to represent in the form of a picture

disinterested

indifferent

encompass

to encircle or enclose; include

groundless

without any good reason

hypocrite

a person who pretends to be what he or she is not

incomprehensible

impossible to understand

manipulate

to use skillfully; to control for personal gain

maximum

the greatest amount possible

mimic

a person who does imitations; to make fun of

ruffle

to wrinkle or make uneven

serene

peaceful, calm

sheepish

embarassed; timid

stamina

the strength to keep going

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