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word voyage unit 3
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1.) The quality of being utterly or obviously senseless, illogical, or untrue; contrary to all reason or common sense; laughably foolish or false or inconsistent with obvious truth or sound judgment. 2.) That which is utterly senseless; a logical contradiction.
A change in velocity; especially, the act of increasing speed or velocity.
The act of gaining possession. Something gained through one's actions or efforts.
1.) The quality of staying attached; steady devotion. 2.) The state of being fixed in attachment; fidelity; steady attachment.
Accompanied by, filled with, or resulting in extreme and generally prolonged pain or distress.
Extreme pain, either of body or mind; excruciating distress.
1.) In a greatly worried manner; with painful uncertainty; solicitously. 2.) Eagerly.
1.) Fearful of what may be coming; in dread of possible harm; in expectation of evil. 2.) Capable of or quick to learn or understand.
1.) A natural ability to do something; readiness in learning; intelligence. 2.) A natural or acquired disposition or capacity for a particular purpose, or tendency to a particular action or effect.
The slaughter of a great number of people, as in battle; butchery; massacre
To discipline, especially by physical punishment. To criticize strongly and directly, reprimand.
1.) To pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure. 2.) To declare the guilt of; to sentence to punishment, suffering, or loss; to doom. 3.) To give grounds or reason for convicting. 4.) To judge or pronounce to be unfit for use or service. 5.) To force into a specific state or activity.
1.) Twisted in a violent manner; distorted. 2.) Twisted back upon itself; convoluted.
Full of daring or bold resistance to authority; insolent.
Reduced; lessened; made smaller; weakened.
1.) The predominant or prevailing tendency of one's spirits; natural mental and emotional outlook or mood; characteristic attitude; inclination. 2.) Physical inclination or tendency. 3.) Final settlement of a matter.
1.) Swollen, by or as by internal pressure, out of normal size or shape; protuberant. 2.) Increased, as in size, volume, etc.; expanded; dilated
1.) To mark off as different. 2.) To recognize as distinct; recognize the individual features of. 3.) To perceive clearly by sight or another sense.
1.) Distracted; deeply agitated. 2.) Crazed.
With special and significant stress; forcibly; in a striking manner or degree.
1.) Extremely painful; causing intense suffering; unbearably distressing; torturing. 2.) Exceedingly elaborate or intense; extreme.
1.) Invigorating; stimulating; enlivening. 2.) Making cheerful or merry.
1.) An uninterrupted space or area; a wide extent of anything. 2.) Something that is spread out, especially over a large area.
Leaves of a plant, collectively; leaves in general. The representation of leaves, flowers, and branches, especially in architecture or painting.
1.) Not specific or definite. 2.)Pertaining to all persons or things belonging to a group or category.
The entire body of individuals born and living at about the same time.
1.) To move or tend to move under the influence of the force of attraction between any two masses. 2.) To tend toward the lowest level; sink; fall. 3.) To have a natural tendency or be strongly attracted.
1.) Place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house. 2.) The act of living or dwelling in a place; state of dwelling; occupancy.
1.) The act of humbling; abasement of pride; mortification. 2.) The state of being humbled or losing self-respect, pride or dignity.
1.) A cut, gash, or notch. 2.) A cutting into, especially for surgical purposes.
Not regarding the rights or feelings of others; acting without consideration; thoughtless; heedless; hasty; careless; rash.
The quality or condition of having a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful; habitual idleness.
Prone to yield to inclination or desire; yielding to the wishes, humor, or appetites of those under one's care; compliant; not opposing or restraining; tolerant; permissive.
1.) Done or occurring without any perceptible duration of time; done without delay. 2.) At or during a given point of time.
The quality or condition of being mutually reliant on each other.
The manner of taking abundant time; not hurried; deliberate.
1.) To indulge with unrestrained delight and freedom; to revel. 2.) To grow profusely; to grow to superfluous abundance.
Taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise; thorough.
1.) Causing mischief; harmful; hurtful; often applied where the evil is done carelessly or in sport. 2.) Slyly teasing.
1.) The act or process of moving on, over, or through (water, air, or land) in a ship or aircraft. 2.) The science or art of determining a ship's position, course, distance passed over, etc., on the surface of the globe.
1.) To feed and protect. 2.) To support and encourage, as during the period of training or development; foster. 3.) To bring up; train; educate.
To pass or spread through the whole extent of; to be diffused throughout.
1.) An appearance; anything visible; whatever, in matter or spirit, is apparent to, or is apprehended by, observation. 2.) That which strikes one as strange, unusual, or unaccountable; an extraordinary or very remarkable person, thing, or occurrence.
1.) A small platform for the conductor of an orchestra, for a public speaker, etc. 2.) A stand for holding the notes of a public speaker; a lectern.
The quality or state of being strictly defined; exact limitation; exactness; accuracy; strict conformity to a rule or a standard; definiteness.
Showing no sign of letting up or weakening in severity, intensity, strength, or pace.
1.) To withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit. 2.) To give up; to renounce or surrender. 3.) To let go, release.
1.) A delay in the punishment of; suspension of the execution of sentence; a respite. 2.) A warrant authorizing a delay of a sentence.
Operative with respect to past occurrences, as a statute; retrospective; referring to a pay raise effective at an earlier date.
Cadenced; periodic, as a motion or a drumbeat.
1.) Having or showing a strict regard for what one thinks is right; principled. 2.) Careful; cautious; exact; precise.
Characterized by having or showing doubt; hesitating to admit the certainly of doctrines or principles.
1.) Proceeding from natural feeling, temperament, or disposition, without constraint. 2.) Describing one who acts on sudden impulses. 3.) Proceeding from, or acting by, internal impulse, energy, or natural law, without external force. 4.) Growing naturally without human labor.
1.) Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement. 2.) Geometry: one of two angles or arcs whose sum is 180 degrees.
Causing, involving, or pertaining to excruciating pain and suffering.
The violation of a law; breach of command; sin.
1.) Like a traitor; characterized by faithlessness or readiness to betray trust; violating allegiance; faithless. 2.) Deceptive or unreliable; betraying a trust. 3.) Unstable or insecure, as footing; dangerous; hazardous.
1.) Not used to; not habituated; unfamiliar. 2.) Not usual; uncommon; strange; new.
Not capable of being sustained without yielding; unbearable; intolerable.
1.) Coincidence in pitch; the music interval of an octave. 2.) A process in which all elements behave in the same way at the same time; simultaneous or synchronous parallel action.
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