English Vocab Quiz 5 Noffsinger

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furtive

(adj) secret, stealthy

keen

(adj) intense, sharp

menace

(v) to scare or intimidate

meager

(adj) small, weak

dismay

(n) disappointment, sorrow

unwitting

(adj) unknowing, ignorant of information about something

discern

(v) to uncover, unveil, or interpret

limpid

(adj) clear, translucent; calm

sap

(v) to lessen or weaken

overwrought

(adj) excessively nervous or emotional

fecund

(adj) fertile, ripe

sumptuous

(adj) lavish, expensive, grand

guile

(n) ability to trick someone; deviousness

merit

(v) to earn or deserve in a good way

beseech

(v) to beg or plead

writhe

(v) to struggle or wiggle to get free from something painful

chastity

(n) virginity, purity

vie

(v) to compete for something

incite

(v) to motivate, excite, or inspire someone to do something

inconsolable

(adj) unable to be comforted; sorrowful beyond imagining

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