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127 terms

Borelli SG Vocab 1 - 127 = Page 1 - 145

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Tuberculosis
(3): An infectious disease that may affect almost all tissues of the body, especially the lungs
Bereft
(4): Deprived
Solace
(6): Something that gives comfort or relief
Exiled
(6): Prolonged separation
Entangled
(7): To be involved with
Muted
(7): Silent; lessen the intensity of
Reluctantly
(8): unwillingly; disinclined
Vaguely
(8): Not clear
Remote
(9): Secluded, isolated, hard to reach
Exerted
(9): To put forth
Gait
(9): A manner of walking stepping or running
Consumed
(9): To absorb; engross
Invalid
(9): An infirm or sickly person
Intoxicating
(10): To make enthusiastic, elate strongly, exhilarate
Verandah
(10): Large open porch usually roofed or partly enclosed
Linger
(11): To remain or stay in the same place longer than usual or expected
Ecstatic
(12): Feeling of great joy or delight
Strewed
(12): To cover or overspread with something
Lacquered
(12): To coat with a glossy resinous material
Disheveled
(12): Hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt
Awash
(16): Covered, filled, or crowded
Receptive
(17): Willing or inclined to receive suggestions or offers
Fruitless
(17): Useless, unproductive
Nuance
(20): A subtle difference or distinction; small details
Aloofness
(22): Indifference, shyness: being reserved and disinterested
Leprosy
(24): A disease characterized by ulcers of the skin and bone, leading to the loss of sensation, paralysis and deformation
Conviction
(24): Firmly held belief or opinion
Scrutiny
(24): Close, careful examination
Parched
(25): Extremely dry; thirsty
Exuberant
(26): Happy, excited or in high spirits
Incubating
(29): To develop or grow
Emerging
(32): To come forth into view or notice
Chameleon
(34): Changing person; able to adapt to different situations and environments
Resemblance
(35): A degree, kind or point of likeness, similarity to something
Halting
(35): Faulty, hesitating
Assurance
(35): A positive declaration intended to give confidence
Unaccustomed
(36): Not familiar or comfortable with because it doesn't happen often
Figment
(36): Something you imagine to be real
Captivated
(37): To attract or interest someone very much
Entrees
(37): Main dish of a meal
Assets
(38): Useful and desirable thing or quality
Flaunt
(38): To parade oneself or show of
Deter
(39): To prevent or discourage the occurrence of an action, as by means of fear or doubt
Elongated
(40): Extended or lengthened
Aback
(41): Surprised and disconcerted
Intrigued
(42): To arouse the curiosity and interest of
Afflicted
(43): Grievously affected especially by disease
Mesmerized
(44): To spellbind; enthrall: He could mesmerize an audience by the sheer force of his presence" Justin Kaplan.
Wiry
(49): Sinewy and lean: He had a wiry build.
Brusquely
(49): Abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt.
Formalities
(50): An established form, rule, or custom, especially one followed merely for the sake of procedure or decorum.
Masked
(51): Latent or hidden, as a symptom or disease
Entombed
(52): To place in or as if in a tomb or grave.
Muster
(53): To call forth; summon up: mustering up her strength for the ordeal.
Audible
(53): That is heard or that can be heard.
Vivid
(55): Presented in clear and striking manner: a vivid account of the incident.
Infidelity
(55): Lack of fidelity or loyalty; An act of sexual unfaithfulness
Noncommittal
(57): Refusing commitment to a particular opinion or course of action; not revealing what one feels or thinks: "His face was the color of a freshly baked pork pie and as noncommittal" Thomas Pynchon.
Urgency
(57): A pressing necessity; the urgency of the call for help; pleading with urgency.
Repulse
(59): To cause repugnance or distaste in
Burlap
(62): A strong, coarsely woven cloth made of fibers of jute, flax, or hemp and used to make bags, to reinforce linoleum, and in interior decoration.
Remnants
(62): A surviving trace or vestige: a remnant of his past glory.
Depressions
(62): An area that is sunk below its surroundings; a hollow.
Crimson
(66): To make or become deeply or vividly red.
Prospect
(69): Something expected; a possibility.
Interjected
(75): To insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks"
Frantically
(76): Highly excited with strong emotion or frustration; frenzied: f
Matted
(76): Tangled in a dense mass: tried to push through the matted undergrowth.
Astounded
(76): To astonish and bewilder.
Indiscretion
(77): An indiscreet act or remark.
Fluidity
(77): Smooth and flowing; graceful: the fluid motion of a cat.
Permanence
(77): The quality or condition of being permanent; permanency.
Frivolous
(78): Unworthy of serious attention; trivial: a frivolous novel.
Temperament
(78): The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person: a nervous temperament.
Insight
(81): The capacity to discern the true nature of a situation; penetration; The act or outcome of grasping the inward or hidden nature of things or of perceiving in an intuitive manner.
Impeccably
(82): Having no flaws; perfect
Escalating
(83): To increase, enlarge, or intensify
Compromised
(84): To reduce the quality, value, or degree of something; Expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
Precisely
(85): Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
Integrity
(85): Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code
Ease
(85): The condition of being comfortable or relieved.
Carnage
(85): Massive slaughter, as in war; a massacre.
Exhausted
(86): To drain of resources or properties; deplete: To use up completely
Solemnly
(86): Deeply earnest, serious, and sober.
Pageantry
(87): Empty show; flashy display.
Dispel
(88): To rid one's mind of: managed to dispel my doubts.
Sauntered
(88): A leisurely walk or stroll
Intricately
(89): Having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate
Deity
(89): The essential nature or condition of being a god; divinity.
Recuperate
(91): To return to health or strength; recover; To recover from financial loss.
Casualty
(92): One that is harmed or eliminated as a result of an action or a circumstance: The corner grocery was a casualty of the expanding supermarkets.
To
suit (92): To meet the requirements of; fit: This candidate does not suit our qualifications.
Ceased
(93): To put an end to; discontinue: The factory ceased production
Excruciating
(94): Very intense or extreme: wrote with excruciating precision.
Unassuming
(96): Exhibiting no pretensions, boastfulness, or ostentation; modest.
Subdued
(96): To quiet or bring under control by physical force or persuasion; make tractable.
Manicured
(97): To clip or trim evenly and closely
Pestilence
(98): A pernicious, evil influence or agent.
Futile
(100): Having no useful result.
Pensive
(105): Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful.
Intrusion
(105): An inappropriate or unwelcome addition.
Recounting
(105): To narrate the facts or particulars of.
Fatigue
(106): Physical or mental weariness resulting from exertion.
Novelty
(107): Something new and unusual; an innovation.
Relinquished
(107): To cease holding physically; release: relinquish a grip.
Exasperated
(108): To make very angry or impatient; annoy greatly.
Nirvana
(109): An ideal condition of rest, harmony, stability, or joy.
Reminiscent
(109): Tending to recall or suggest something in the past: an evening reminiscent of happier times.
Imploring
(110): To make an earnest appeal.
Deception
(111): A ruse; a trick.
Consumed
(122): To destroy totally; ravage: flames that consumed the house; a body consumed by cancer; To absorb; engross: consumed with jealousy.
Consoled
(122): To allay the sorrow or grief of.
Mishaps
(123): An unfortunate accident.
Embedded
(123): To cause to be an integral part of a surrounding whole:
Devoid
(124): Completely lacking; destitute or empty: a novel devoid of wit and inventiveness.
Amidst
(125): Surrounded by; in the middle of.
Immaculate
(126): Free from stain or blemish; pure.
Faltered
(130): To operate or perform unsteadily or with a loss of effectiveness: The automobile engine faltered.
Unhampered
(131): Not slowed or blocked or interfered with; not subject to restraint
Conscious
(132): Having an awareness of one's environment and one's own existence, sensations, and thoughts; Mentally perceptive or alert; awake
Regally
(132): Magnificent; splendid.
Accomplice
(133): An associate in wrongdoing, especially one who aids or abets another in a criminal act, either as a principal or an accessory.
Betrothed
(134): A person to whom one is engaged to be married.
Resorted
(136): The act of turning to for aid or relief; recourse:
Susceptible
(136): Especially sensitive; highly impressionable.
Penance
(139): An act of self-mortification or devotion performed voluntarily to show sorrow for a sin or other wrongdoing.
Prefecture
(145): The district administered or governed by a high administrative official or chief officer