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20 terms

Unit 6 BASIC ENGLISH 11

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agenda
a list or plan of things to be done or considered
amiable
friendly, good-natured
befuddle
to confuse, make stupid
blight
a disease that causes plants to wither and die; to destroy, ruin, a condition of disease or ruin
boisterous
rough and noisy in a cheerful way, high-spirited, loud and unruly
clarity
clearness, precision
compliant
willing to do what someone else wants; obedient, meek, docile, submissive
conserve
to preserve, to keep from being damaged, lost, or wasted, care for, guard
debut
a first public appearance; coming-out, a formal entrance into society
gory
marked by bloodshed, slaughter or violence, gruesome, bloody
gross
coarse, vulgar; also an overall total without deductions
induce
to cause, bring about, to persuade
leeway
extra space for moving along a certain route; elbowroom, margin of error
limber
flexible, to cause to become flexible, supple, pliable, stratch
maze
a network of paths through which it is hard to find one's way; something very mixed-up and confusing
oracle
someone or something that can predict the future
partisan
a strong supporter of a person, party or cause, a resistance fighter, guerrila, strongly supporting ONE SIDE only
reimburse
to pay back; to give payment for, refund, repay, compensate
vacate
to go away from, depart, leave empty, to void, to annul, abandon
vagabond
an idle wanderer; a tramp, vagrant, hobo, irresponsible, footloose, unsettled

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