Everyday Words Lesson 10 (terms/definitions)
an active and efficient cause, a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
bending and snapping back readily without breaking, making or willing to make concessions
a special assignment that is given to a person or group
cause to be more favorably inclined, pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
ready or eager to shed blood; bloodthirsty.
A love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature; love
strengthen or make more firm
One who is acquainted with several languages.
having odor or a characteristic odor
the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface, An elementary reading-book for children.
undamaged in any way
To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.
a first parent or earliest ancestor
using or knowing more than one language
having an unpleasant or offensive odor
a number that has no factor but itself and 1
the scientific study of language
determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established, a gathering of persons representative of some larger group
turned aside from its regular course
confidently optimistic and cheerful
a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
self-satisfaction; the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself
the vault of heaven; sky
the state of being first in importance
incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances
abnormal or deviant.
give off, send forth, or discharge
eliminate offensive odors
producing a sensation of touch
agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
free from disturbance; not easily irritated
straying from the right course or from accepted standards; wandering