Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 10: Definitions
adverb; with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
verb, to make thin or slender, to weaken or lessen in force, intensity, or value.
adjective, Gentle, kind, forgiving, understanding, having a favorable or beneficial effect, not malignant
verb, to find fault in a pretty way, carp; noun, a trivial objection or criticism
noun, one who feigns knowledge or ability, a pretender, impostor, or quack.
verb, to kill or destroy a large part of
noun, a weak point, failing, minor flaw.
verb, to do without, abstain from, give up
adjective, full of or loaded with, accompanied by.
verb, to toughen, harden, to render used to something by long subjection or exposure.
adjective, emitting or reflecting light, glowing, illuminating.
adjective, marked by slavish attentiveness, excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons.
adjective, blunt, not coming to a point, slow or dull in understanding, not causing a sharp impression.
verb, to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm, to fluctuate or waver.
adjective, regretful for one's sins or mistakes; noun, one who is sorry for wrongdoing.
adjective, having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal, offensively self-assured, dictatorial, determined, resolute
verb, to snub, to repel, drive away; noun, a curt rejection, a check
verb, to engage in reconnaissance, to make a preliminary inspection
noun, a slaughterhouse, a place of mass bloodshed, a state of complete disorder and confusion, mess
adjective, ccurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order.