Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 15

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(adj) firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, implacable, inflexible; (n) an extremely hard substance


a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub; an uproar or commotion that goes far beyond what is justified


(n) strong defense or protection, a solid wall-like structure for defense; (v) to provide such defense or protection


easily made angry, bad-tempered


to spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgence, especially in sweet or rich things; to gut, satiate, surfeit


to cut short, bring to a halt or end sooner than expected; to reduce


courteous yielding to the wishes and ideas of another person; gerat respect marked by submission, as to a superior


conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done


the way a person behaves, overall impression made by comportment, manner, etc.; facial appearance, mien


puzzling, perplexing, inexplicable, not easily understood


(adj/adv)without preparation, offhand, suddenly or hastily done; (n) an extemporaneous composition or remark; a minimal piece suggestive of improvisation


excessively and objectionably sentimental; having a mildly sickening flavor


to soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay(as an emotion), assuage, appease, placate to reduce in intensity


something that is heavy or burdensome (especially an unwelcome responsibility); a stigma; blame


a vague sense of approaching misfortune


(adj) give over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral; recklessly extravagant; (n) a person given to self-indulgent and wild spending


to sent or hand in(as money); to cancel (as a penalty or punishment), forgive, pardon; to lessen, diminish; to put off, postpone, defer


needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable


of or pertaining to a tailor or his work; having to do with clothes or dress (especially men's)


to oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate

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