Literature Vocab Unit 5

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anecdote

a sort account of an incident in someone's life

consolidate

to combine, unite; to make solid or firm

counterfeit

an imitation designed to deceive. (adj.) not genuine, fake; (v) to make an illegal copy

docile

easily taught, led, or managed; obedient

dominate

(v) to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over, command due to height.

entreat

(v) to beg, implore, ask earnestly

fallible

(Adj) capable of being wrong , mistaken, or inaccurate

fickle

(adj) liable to change very rapidly, erratic;marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, inconsistant

fugitive

(n)one who flees or runs away; (adj) fleeting, lasting a very short time; wandering; difficult to grasp

grimy

(adj) very dirty, covered with dirt or soot

iota

(n) a very small part or quantity

maul

to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle (n) a heavy hammer

potential

(adj) possible, able to happen; (n) something that can develop or become a reality

radiant

shining, bright; giving forth light or energy

rural

(Adj) relating to farm areas and life in the country

substantial

(adj) large, important; major, significant,; prosperous; not imaginary, material

tactful

(adj) skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite

tamper

to interfere with; meddle rashly or foolishly with; to handle in a secret and improper way

ultimate

last, final; most important or extreme; eventual; basic, fundamental

uncertainty

doubt, the state of being insure

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