133 terms

Class9 Vocab (Context Clues)

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scrupulous
meticulous or fastidious
vexed
agitated or provoked
tact
prudence
emphatic
assertive
conjecture
supposition
amends
restitution
ascertain
verify
amicable
cordial
conceited
narcissistic, haughty, arrogant
candor
truthfullness
ostentatious
conspicuous, garish
endeavor
venture
engrossed
captivated
deficiency
scarcity or flaw
benevolence
altruism, magnanimity
intrepid
heroic
servile
obsequious
derision
contempt, disdain
implore
beseech
incessant
ceaseless, perpetual
felicity
elation, ecstatic
discreet
prudent
dilapidated
uninhabitable, shabby
boisterous
raucous, clamorous
lamentable
calamitous
ambuscade
ensnare
opaque
murky
parsimonious
frugal
insolence
disrespect
rebuke
reprimand
eminence
prestige
aversion
animosity
pertinent
applicable
torrid
scorching, blazing
partake
engage
meritorious
commendable
askance
skeptically
havoc
calamity
actuated
incited
subside
abate
devoid
vacant
firmament
sky, heaven
indiscriminate
aimless
laden
burdened
spontaneous
impromptu
derive
evolve, acquire
lofty
high or noble or arrogant
arduous
onerous, trying
exuberant
ebullient, vigorous
imperious
overbearing
brazen
audacious, dauntless
usurp
supplant, commandeer
acquiesce
accede, comply
enumerate
itemize
compulsory
obligatory, mandatory
disposition
nature, personality
prying
nosy, interfering
lackadaisical
indolent
moronic
idiotic
fowl
bird
petrified
terrified
rebated
discounted
concession
yielding, admission
potent
strong
tenacious
persistent
indisposed
ill or unwilling
cognizant
aware
retribution
revenge
enact
execute
tit for tat
eye for an eye
leeway
latitude
carte blanche
boundless authority
amnesty
peaceful
erudite
scholarly
abnegation
selfless, forbearance
apprehension
trepidation
stagnant
motionless
cessation
discontinuance
detain
apprehend or delay
sanction
endorse, consent
vandalism
graffiti
boycott
reject, ban
sinewy
stringy, tough
slant (v)
distort or
slant (n)
angle or point of view
skirted
evaded
heed
careful attention
dormancy
latency, suspension
obstruction
hindrance, circumvention
fracture
fissure
hiatus
interim
turmoil
confusion, disorder
clamor
ruckus, tumult
swindle
racket, scam, hoax
deference
reverence, veneration
fraught
replete
spacey
easily distracted
comped
abbr for compensation
punchline
the final phrase or sentence of a joke or story, providing the humor or some other crucial element
dashing
fearless or debonair
unanimous
universal
expositional
scrutinized
contemplated
pondered
set in his ways
resistant to change
disobliging
uncooperative
weeds
undesirable plants
conspiracy
collusion
sway
bend or influence
clench
constrict, contract
intrinsic
innate, inherent
extrinsic
extraneous
pitch
fall or throw or give
whirled
twirled
panting
gasping
drool
salivate, slobber
bunk
foolishness or nonsense
debunk
to prove an idea or belief false
indubitable
unquestionable
cot
small, portable bed
reared
raised
subsist
survive
premeditated
calculated
improvised
impromptu
man
control
chronicle
annals
craned
extend, stretch
glimpse
glance, peek
banking on
depending on
defendant
accused
plaintiff
prosecutor
pummeled
battered
subdued
restrained
exorbitant
excessive