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10 terms

ela vocab 5

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pacifist
(n.) one who is against war or the use of violence
(adj.) opposing war or violence
SYN: peacemaker
queue
(n.) a line of people waiting for something
(v.) to form a line
SYN: line, row
restrict
(v.) to keep within set limits; to confine
SYN: hold back, limit
sage
(adj.) wise
(n.) a very wise person
SYN: (adj.) knowing (n.) philosopher
slake
(v.) to satisfy, relive, or bring to an end
SYN: quench, ease
terrain
(n.) the landscape, especially its physical features or fitness for a particular purpose
SYN: ground, topography, territory
vocation
(n.) any trade , profession, or occupation; a sense being fit for or having a special calling for ones work
SYN: career
vow
(n.) a solemn or sacred promise or pledge
(v.) to declare or promise in a solemn way
SYN: (n.) word of honor (v.) pledge
waylay
(n.) to lie in wait for and attack, ambush
SYN: entrap
wither
(v.) to dry up, wilt, sag; to cause someone to feel ashamed, humiliate, or very small
SYN: shrivel, droop; shame