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20 terms

ESL 8 unit 8

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impending
about to happen
curt
rudely short or brief
scoff
to make fun of or to say bad things about someone or something
devise
to think out, to plan, to create
accord
agreement, harmony
vitality
strength, energy, liveliness
personable
pleasing, pleasant, nice
transition
a change from one way or thing to another
engross
to occupy or take up the complete attention of someone
rue
to be sorry for and wishing that something didn't happen
outlandish
strange, freakish, weird
ensue
to follow immediately after and the result of something
cite
to quote, to mention
shiftless
lazy, lacking ambition and energy
belated
late, tardy, after something should have already happened
impart
to make known, to tell
appease
to make calm, to soothe; to relieve, to satisfy
quirk
a peculiar way of acting
decoy
a person or thing used to lure into a trap
taint
to stain or contaminate