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English 9 Vocab list 11

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append, appendix
state or say further
banishment
rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
bungle
an embarrassing mistake
clasp
the act of grasping
congruity
the quality of agreeing
deadpan
deliberately impassive in manner
detain
cause to be slowed down or delayed
distort
alter the shape of (something) by stress
emigrate
leave one's country of residence for a new one
excess
excessive indulgence
feasible
capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
fret
worry unnecessarily or excessively
grimy
thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
humility
a humble feeling
inebriated
stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
legend
a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
muffle
a kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature
overture
a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
premeditated
characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning
relish
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
scoff
showing your contempt by derision
spawn
the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
tepid
moderately warm
trigger
an act that sets in motion some course of events
unscrupulous
without scruples or principles
wane
a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)