50 terms

Academic Meet Vocabulary (Section 2)

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abode
home, living place
adequate
enough, suitable
agony
great pain or suffering
aria
operatic song usually solo
artificial
not natural, false
assent
say yes, agree
audacious
taking risks
azure
sky blue
bevy
group of girls or birds
brittle
easily broken
calamity
great misfortune
capitulate
surrender
commence
to start, begin
culprit
wrong doer, guilty one
debase
lower value or character by adding some impurity
deviate
to turn aside from correct way
efficient
effective, no waste of time
eminent
very famous
erratic
likely to change
essential
absolutely necessary
fatal
causing death, disastrous
ferocious
cruel, fierce, savage
flagrant
wicked, outrageous
hectic
very busy and confused
hoarse
sounding rough or harsh
hostile
warlike, unfriendly
hurl
throw with great force
immense
very large, huge
impudent
lacking respect, rude
indolent
not fond of work
ingrained
not easily changed, firmly fixed
irate
furious, very angry
intercept
to stop or seize
leisure
free time
lurk
to hide out, to attack
mediocre
not good enough, ordinary
momentous
of great importance
nape
back of neck
ordeal
difficult or painful experience
punctual
on time
quash
put an end to by law or force
quench
satisfy, as thirst or put out, as fire
rectify
to correct or put right
refute
disapprove
reiterate
say over, repeat
relinquish
to let go or give up
render
to give, present, or perform
tarnish
dull, stain, discolor
undaunted
unafraid, not discourage
valiant
full of courage, brave