GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4

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GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4

abhor

v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest

abhorrent

adj. disgusting, causing loathing

affable

adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious

affability

n. friendliness of manner

amiss

adv. in a wrong or imperfect way

amiss

adj. out of order. wrong

despondent

adj. depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged

entreat

v. to ask earnestly, to beg

entreaty

n. a plea or earnest request

haunt

v. to stay in one's mind continually; to visit frequently

haunt

v. to appear in the form of a ghost

impel

v. to drive or to propel

impel

v. to urge or drive by force or moral pressure

interminable

adj. endless; seeming to be without end

irascible

adj. quick-tempered; irritable

profound

adj. intense; deeply felt

profound

adj. having understanding or knowledge that goes beneath the surface; beyond the obvioius

recluse

n. a person who lives apart from society and often alone

reclusive

adj. withdrawn from society

reverberate

v. to be repeated as in a series of echoes or vibrations

sage

adj. having wisdom and good judgment

sage

n. a person known for wisdom and good judgment

sage

n. an aromatic grayish-green plant used in cooking

tirade

n. a long, angry speech

tremulous

adj. marked by trembling or shaking; timid or fearful

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