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Caught Ya Vocab 1

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dormant
(adj) not active but capable of becoming active, not active but capable of becoming active
trek
(v)make a long and difficult journey
eerie
(adj) so strange as to inspire a feeling of fear, weird; mysterious; strange and frightening
ablaze
(adj) resembling flame in brilliance or color
adept
(n)someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
punctilious
(adj) marked by precise accordance with details
portal
(n) a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)
amble
walking at an easy unhurried pace; (V) walk slowly and aimlessly
myriad
(n) a large indefinite number
gaggle
(n)a flock of geese
otiose
(adj) disinclined to work or exertion
ingenuous
(adj) characterized by an inability to mask your feelings, innocent, simple; frank, sincere
puerile
(adj) childish; immature
evoke
(v) evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic
clamor
(n) a loud harsh or strident noise; (v)utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
trudge
(v) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
harass
(v) to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
loom
(v) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
fey
(adj) Magical
sagacious
(adj) wise
tedious
(adj) boring, long and tiresome
nestled
(adj) Settled snugly and comfortably
verdant
(adj) green with vegetation
shrilled
(v) to utter an loud piercing sound
insipid
(adj) lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating
waggish
(adj) humorous; mischievous; tricky
retort
(n; v)a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
meager
(adj) lacking in amount or quality
awry
(adv; adj) turned or twisted to one side
mane
(n) long hair, usually about horses