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20 terms

Reading Unit 1

Cantanese class 7th grade
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Adjacent
near, next to; alongside, nearby, neighboring
Alight
to get down from, step down from; dismount, descend, land, touch down
Barren
not productive, bare; unproductive, sterile, desolate, arid
Disrupt
to break up, disturb; upset, displace, disorder
Dynasty
a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position or power for some time;ruling house, regime
Foretaste
sample or warning; preview, anticipation
Germinate
to began to grow; sprout, shoot up, grow, burgeon
Humdrum
ordinary, dull; monotonous, uneventful, prosaic, boring
Hurtle
to rush violently; speed, fly, race, catapult, fling
Insinuate
to suggest or hint; imply, intimate
Interminable
endless; never-ending, ceaseless
Interrogate
to ask questions; question, query
Recompense
to pay back; repay, compensation
Renovate
to repair; repair, fix up, recondition
Resume
a brief summary of ones old jobs; synopsis, job history
Sullen
silent because of ill humor, anger;; grumpy, surly, peevish, morose
Trickle
a small irregular quantity of anything; dribble, drizzle, drip, small amount
Trivial
not important; insignificatn, petty, trifling
Truce
a pause in fighting; cease-fire, armistice
Vicious
evil, bad, spiteful;wicked, malicious, savage