Vocabulary Power Plus Book H 9

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15 terms · vocabulary power plus book H lesson 9

amass

to gather things together, usually for pleasure or profit

bravado

a showy or false display of courage

commiserate

to feel or to express sorrow; to sympathize

deter

to prevent from doing or happening

euphemism

an inoffensive term substituted for an offensive one

fledgling

young bird just ready to fly; an inexperienced person; young & inexperienced

lavish

extravagant & abundant, excessively generous; to give generously & extravagantly

menagerie

a collection of animals on display

occult

of or dealing with magic or the supernatural

peripheral

of, near, or related to the outer edge or boundary

profusion

a great quantity or amount; an abundance

recluse

a person who lives a secluded, solitary life

skittish

nervously excitable

tangible

actual; real; capable of being perceived by the senses

undulate

to move in or cause to move in a wavelike motion

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