Semester 2 Vocab Unit 4
to fear greatly; be in extreme apprehension of; to be
reluctant to do, meet, or experience.
a riddle, the answer to which involves a pun or play on words; anything that puzzles.
of or pertaining to seeds; having possibilities of future development.
being the goal of one's efforts or actions; not influenced by personal feelings, interpretations, or prejudice; based on facts; unbiased; intent upon or dealing with things external to the mind rather than with thoughts or feelings, as a person or a book.
existing in the mind; belonging to the thinking subject rather than to the object of thought; pertaining to or characteristic of an individual; personal; individual; relating to or of the nature of an object as it is known in the mind as distinct from a thing in itself.
incapable of producing any result; ineffective; useless; not successful.
a holdup man, especially one on horseback, who robbed travelers along a public road.
lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of appropriate seriousness or earnestness.
to discipline, especially by corporal punishment; to criticize severely.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by bold-faced audacity or shamelessness.
from what place?
from what source, origin, or cause?
Belonging to the class of wage earners, especially those who earn their living by manual labor or who are dependent for support on daily or casual employment; the working class.
not capable of being accounted for or explained.
a wasting away of the body or of an organ or part, as from defective nutrition or nerve damage; degeneration,
decline, or decrease, as from disuse.
The quality or state of having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful.
a small amount or share; a small allowance or sum, as of money for living expenses; a scanty income.
the front of a building, especially an imposing or decorative one; any side of a building facing a public way or space and finished accordingly; a superficial appearance or illusion of something.
the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression; aspect; appearance.
the sediment of liquids; lees; grounds; the least valuable part of anything; a small remnant; any small quantity.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; reddish; ruddy; bloody.
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