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55 terms · English Vocab

apparel

clothing in general

appreciate

increase the value of

continuous

going on without stopping

Dissolve

to become liquid, melt into solution; to end or break apart.

Domesticate

to tame; to bring plants or animals under human control

emerge

come out into view, as from concealment

fiber

a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

function

a formal or official social gathering or ceremony

hatch

a movable barrier covering a hatchway

inhibit

to put down by force or authority

minute

distance measured by the time taken to cover it

motion

the act of changing location from one place to another

sheathe

To cover with something that protects.

shed

get rid of

transfer

move from one place to another

brawl

a noisy fight in a crowd

casual

suited for everyday use

constant

a quantity that does not vary

excel

to do well; to be better or greater than others

exhaust

gases ejected from an engine as waste products

hardy

able to survive under unfavorable conditions

mediocre

moderate to inferior in quality

monotonous

tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

originate

come into existence

punctuate

to add marks such as commas and periods to writing to make the meaning clear

ravenous

devouring or craving food in great quantities

realistic

representing what is real

soothe

to calm or relieve

stampede

cause to run in panic

veteran

a person who has served in the armed forces

accompany

to be associated with

beneficial

being of use; helpful; favorable

captive

in captivity

convenient

easy to reach

ecstacy

extreme happiness

expanse

a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky

expedition

a journey taken for pleasure

inept

revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse

interpret

make sense of a language

invaluable

too valuable to measure; priceless

linger

leave slowly and hesitantly

retrieve

get or find back

skirmish

a minor fight or battle

supplement

a supplementary component that improves capability

territory

a particular area of land

accumulate

collect or gather

aggravate

make worse

conserve

keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction

contaminate

make impure

diminish

decrease in size, extent, or range

drastic

severe; extreme

extravagant

spending, costing, or using more than is required

frugal

avoiding waste

impurity

the condition of being impure

peril

a state of danger involving risk

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