How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

20 terms

vocab unit 8

STUDY
PLAY
assurance
n. a pledge; freedom from doubt, self- confidence
asylum
n. n institution for the care of children, elderly people, etc.; a place of safety
console
v. to comfort; n. the heyboard of an organ; a control panel for an electrical or mechanical device
dilate
v. to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
dross
n. refuse, waste products
dwindle
v. to lessen, diminish
flippant
adj. lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy
immunity
n. resistance to desease; freedom from such charge or obligation
institute
v. to establish, set up. n. organization for the promotion of learning
liability
n. a debt, someting disadvantageous
preposterous
adj. rediculous, senseless
pugnacious
adj. quarrelsome, fond of fighting
rabid
adj. furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme, mad, infected with rabies
realm
n. a kingdom, region, field of study
rejuvenate
v. to make young again; to make new
remunerate
to reward, pay, remburse
sparse
adj. meager, scant; scattered
sterling
adj. genuine, excellent, made of silver of standard fineness
venture
n. a risky or daring undertaking, v. to expose to danger, to dare
warp
v. to twist out of shape, n, an abnormality