Vocabulary Workshop Level B Units 1-6
They are a little out of order, but they still are 120 words and definitions
(adj.) full of life, lively, alive; (part.) moved to action
(n.) a family of young animals, especially birds; any group having the same nature and origin; (v.) to think over in a worried, unhappy way
(v.) to reach a high point of development; to end, climax
(adv.) thoroughly; (adj.) absolute, complete; frank, blunt
(n.) a loafer, idler; a buzzing or humming sound; a remote-control device; a male bee; (v.) to make a buzzing sound; to speak in a dull tone of voice
(v.) to drive or urge on; (n.) something used to drive or urge on
(v.) to give in to a wish or desire, give oneself up to
(n.)one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or formula
(adj.)able to read and write; showing an excellent educational background; having knowledhe or training
(v.) to come into view; to appear in exaggerated form; (n.) a machine for weaving
(n.) the quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance
(adj.) mixed, of different kinds
(n.) a public speech for a formal occasion
(adj.) cross, complaining, irritable; contrary
(v.) to boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed
(v.) to burn slightly; (n.) a burn at the ends or edges
(adj.)one of a kind; unequaled; unusual; found only in a given
(adj.) vertical, straight; good, honest; (adv.) in a vertical position
(v.) to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm
(v.) to have a strong and earnest desire
(adj.) ready for use, at hand
(v.) to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant; to supply food and service
(adj.) usual, expected, routine
(v.) to persuade not to do something
(n.) a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
(n.) a piece of burning wood; a troublemaker; an extremely energetic or emotional person
(n.) risk, peril; (v.) to expose to danger or harm; to gamble
(n.) the killing of one person by another
(n.) a lack of interest or concern
(adj.) filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy, or mean
(adj.) absolutely necessary, not to be neglected
(v.) to apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery, or easier to use
(adj.) shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
(v.) to throw a stream of things; to strike successively; to hurry
(n.) an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths; a widespread evil; (v.) to annoy or bother
(adj., part.) balanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready for action
(n.) a government in power; a form or system of rule or management; a period of rule
(v.) to make slow, delay, hold back
(adj.) allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or understood; easily seen through or detected
(adj.) wholly unharmed, not injured
(adj) near, next to, adjoining.
(v) to get down from, step down from, to come down from the air, land (adj) lighted up.
(adj) not productive, bare.
(v) to break up, disturb.
(n) a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position or power for some time.
(n) an advance indication, sample, or warning
(v) to begin to grow, come into being.
(adj) ordinary, dull, routine, without variation.
(v) to rush violently, dash headlong; to fling or hurl forcefully.
(v) to suggest or hint slyly; to edge into something indirectly.
(adj) endless, so long as to seem endless.
(v) to ask questions, examine by questioning.
(v) to pay back; to give a reward; (n) a payment for loss, service, or injury.
(v) to repair, restore to good condition, make new again.
(n) a brief summary; a short written account of one's education, working experience, or qualifications for a job.
(adj) silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment; slow moving, sluggish.
(v) to flow or fall by drops or in small streams; (n) a small irregular quantity of anything.
(adj) not important, minor; ordinary, commonplace.
(n) a pause in fighting, temporary peace.
(adj) evil, bad; spiteful; having bad habits or an ugly disposition; painfully severe or extreme.
a joining together for some common purpose
to puzzle completely, confuse
a clown; a coarse, stupid person
arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
not producing the desired results, unsuccessful
unfriendly; unfavorable; warlike, aggressive
easily set on fire; easily angered or aroused
to give or cause something unpleasant, impose
deadly, extremely harmful, evil; spiteful, malicious
to hurt someone's feelings deeply; to cause embarrassment or humiliation; to subdue or discipline by self-denial or suffering
in agreement with established or generally accepted beliefs or ways of doing things
to obtain through special effort; to bring about
to run quickly, scamper, hurry
soaked with liquid or moisture; expressionless, dull; spiritless, listless
full of life and vigor; courageous
having a certain force or effect in fact but not in name; so close as to be equivalent to the real thing
completely empty; having no legal force or effect; empty or unfilled space; to cancel or nullify
disobedient, willful; unpredictable, capricious
to draw back suddenly, as though in pain or fear; the act of drawing back in this way
a short account of an incident in someone's life
to combine; unite; to make solid or firm
an imitation designed to deceive; not genuine, fake; to make an illegal copy
easily taught, led, or managed; obedient
to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over, command due to height
to beg, implore, ask earnestly
capable of being wrong, mistaken, or inaccurate
liable to change very rapidly, erratic; marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, incosistent
one who flees or runs away; fleeting, lasting a very short time; wandering; difficult to grasp
very dirty, covered with dirt or soot
a very small part or quantity
to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle; a heavy hammer
possible, able to happen; something that cna develop or become a reality
shining, bright; giving forth light or energy
relating to farm areas and life in the country
large, important; magor, significant; prosperous; not imaginary, material
skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite
to interfere with; to meddle rashly or foolishly with; to handle in a secret and improper way
last, final; most important or extreme; eventual; basic, fundamental
doubt, the state of being unsure
(adj.) unnamed, without the name of the person involved; unknown; lacking individuality or character
(v.) to nibble, graze; to read casually; to window-shop
(n.) a person easily tricked or deceived (v.) to deceive
(adj.) active, energetic, forceful
(v.) to root out, get rid of, destroy completely
(v.) to prevent from accomplishing a purpose or fufilling a desire; to cause feelings of discouragement
(adj) stern, merciless; fierce, savage, cruel
(adj) not capable of being copied or imitated
(n) a temporary substitute for something else; (adj) crude, flimsy, or temporary
(adj) in, at, or near the edge or margin; only barely good, large, or important enough for the purpose
(adj) waiting to be settled; (prep) until
(v) to order as a rule or course to be followed; to order for medical purpose
(n) something seen in advance; (v) to view beforehand
(adj) standing out so as to be easily seen; important, well- known
(adj) odd or old- fashioned in a pleasing way; clever, ingenious; skillfully made
(adj) unwilling, holding back
(v) to handle very economically or stingily; to supply in a way that is small, short, or scanty
(v) to trap, catch; (n) a trap or entanglement
(adj) greatest, highest, farthest; (n) the extreme limit
(n) punishment in return for an injury or a wrong; unusual force or violence