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Leo- English vocab lesson 3

Lesson 3 - vocab - English - 10/29/2012
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abate
diminish in force or intensity; let up; moderate;subside
cower
crouch in fear from something that threatens;
cringe;quail
crest
highest part
top;summit
devise
make up;
concoct; formulate ;design
din
steady loud noise;
uproar; racket; tumult
entreat
ask earnestly; plead with;
beg; beseech; implore; importune
feasible
capable of being done;
doable; possible; practicable; viable
groundless
without foundation; uncalled for;
baseless; gratuitous
horde
large, moving crowd;
multitude; throng; mob
loom
come into view indistinctly; take shape;
appear; emerge
patron
regular customer;
client, supporter
persist
go on despite difficulty; refuse to give up;
persevere; continue
prone
having a natural bent or tendency;
inclined; disposed; apt
prudent
showing sound judgment;
sensible; wise; judicious; discreet
rouse
bring out of a state of inactivity;
wake; stir; excite; provoke
scoff
show scornful disapproval;
sneer; jeer; gibe
sham
something not what it is supposed to be;
hoax; fake
spurn
reject disdainfully; turn down;
decline; refuse; scorn
timid
easily frightened;
afraid; timorous; shy
unkempt
not near or orderly;
uncombed; disheveled, untidy; slovenly