Vocabulary Power Plus - Book F - Lesson 21

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affluent
very wealthy
ambition
the desire to achieve
barrage
an overwhelming delivery of objects or words
coddle
to pamper, as though one is a baby
divest
to remove from possession; to get rid of
evaluate
to determine the value of
harsh
unpleasant to the senses
hindrance
an obstruction or interference
impassive
not showing emotion
intercede
to settle differences between people
manor
the mansion of an estate
possess
to own or have as property
retaliate
to pay back a wrong in kind
sloth
habitual laziness and slowness
stifle
to hold back, as though by smothering