Vocabulary Power Plus - Book F - Lesson 6

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boon
a benefit; a blessing
coax
to persuade gently
corrode
to destroy or be destroyed gradually, as though eaten away
eccentric
unusual
germinate
to sprout and grow
magnate
a wealthy, powerful person, especially in business
menace
to threaten with danger
militia
citizen soldiers, called to serve in emergencies
nomadic
roaming from place to place
penal
relating to punishment
polarize
to cause groups to cling to opposing ideas
sate
to fill to satisfaction
supple
flexible and graceful
trait
a feature unique to a certain person or thing
upbraid
to scold angrily