ELA UNIT 3 Vocab

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barrage

a rapid, large scale outpouring of something

bigot

an intolerant, prejusiced, or biased person

designate

to indicate, point out;to appoint

diversity

difference; variety

enigma

someone or something that is extremely puzzling; that cannot be explained or understood

gloat

to look at or think about with great intensity and satisfaction; to take great personal joy in

global

of, relating to, or involving the entire world

illusion

a false idea; something that one seems to see or be aware of that really does not exist

infuriate

to make very angry; enrage

motivate

to provide with a reason for doing; to push on to some goal or course of action

pacifist

one who is against war or the use of violence; opposing war or violence

queue

a line of people waiting for something; to form such a line

restrict

to keep within set limits; to confine

sage

wise; a versy wise person

slake

to satisfy, relieve, or bring to an end

terrain

the landscape, especially considered with regard to its physical features or fitness for some use

vocation

any trade, profession, or occupation; a sense of fitness or special calling for one's work

vow

a solemn or sacred promise or pledge; to declare or promise ina solemn way

waylay

to lie in wait for and attack, ambush

wither

to dry up, wilt, sag;to cause someone to feel ashamed, humiliated, or very small

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