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Borelli Samurai's Garden 1-40

Vocab Quiz 2 Borelli Lit/Writ The Samurai's Garden
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Tuberculosis
An infectious disease that may affect almost all tissues of the body, especially the lungs
Bereft
Deprived
Solace
Something that gives comfort or relief
Exiled
Prolonged separation
Entangled
To be involved with
Muted
Silent; lessen the intensity of
Reluctantly
unwillingly; disinclined
Vaguely
Not clear
Remote
Secluded, isolated, hard to reach
Exerted
To put forth
Gait
A manner of walking stepping or running
Consumed
To absorb; engross
Invalid
An infirm or sickly person
Intoxicating
To make enthusiastic, elate strongly, exhilarate
Verandah
Large open porch usually roofed or partly enclosed
Linger
To remain or stay in the same place longer than usual or expected
Ecstatic
Feeling of great joy or delight
Strewed
To cover or overspread with something
Lacquered
To coat with a glossy resinous material
Disheveled
Hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt
Awash
Covered, filled, or crowded
Receptive
Willing or inclined to receive suggestions or offers
Fruitless
Useless, unproductive
Nuance
A subtle difference or distinction; small details
Aloofness
Indifference, shyness: being reserved and disinterested
Leprosy
A disease characterized by ulcers of the skin and bone, leading to the loss of sensation, paralysis and deformation
Conviction
Firmly held belief or opinion
Scrutiny
Close, careful examination
Parched
Extremely dry; thirsty
Exuberant
Happy, excited or in high spirits
Incubating
To develop or grow
Emerging
To come forth into view or notice
Chameleon
Changing person; able to adapt to different situations and environments
Resemblance
A degree, kind or point of likeness, similarity to something
Halting
Faulty, hesitating
Assurance
A positive declaration intended to give confidence
Unaccustomed
Not familiar or comfortable with because it doesn't happen often
Figment
Something you imagine to be real
Captivated
To attract or interest someone very much
Entrees
Main dish of a meal