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TACHS Vocab

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sojurn
(n.) a temporary stay
terrain
(n.) a tract of land
tract
(n.) an extended area of land
saavy
(adj.) to understand or get the sense of
peruse
(v.) to read thoroughly and carefully
gingerly
(adj.)carefully
Tactile
(adj.) relating to the sense of touch
Textile
(adj.) of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
Ambiguous
(adj.) having more than one possible meaning
gamely
(adj.) spiritedly, bravely
vessel
a ship; a container (such as a vase); or reference to blood vessels such as arteries and veins
solace
comfort from grief
swells
waves; fills with water or other fluid
inundate
to overwhelm; to cover with water, submerge
musty
stale, moldy; out-of-date
candor
honesty
profusion
Large supply; abundance
trepidation
fear; nervous apprehension
luminous
shining, full of light
diligently
showing care and effort in your work or duties
whet
to sharpen, put an edge on; to make keen or eager
collate
to assemble in proper sequence
contemporary
current, modern; from the same time
synchronized
occurring at the same time
chronic
being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
hypodermic
under the skin
utilitarian
having a useful function
automaton
robot
unanimous
in complete agreement
disregard
to ignore
boisterous
noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
lithograph
A printed image or picture
succumb
to give in
venomous
poisonous; spiteful, mean
indefatigable
tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
posthumous
occurring after death
multitudinous
many; numerous
circumvent
to go around or bypass
centurion
A captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army.
remorse
deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
amorphous
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or character; without organization, unity, or cohesion
plummet
to fall; plunge
insinuate
introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner