20 terms

english

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animated
adj. full of life, lively, alive
brood
(n.) a family of young animals, especially birds; any group having the same nature and origin; (v.) to think over in a worried, unhappy way
culminate
v. to reach a high point of development; to end, climax
downright
adv. thoroughly; absolute, complete; frank, blunt
drone
(n.) a loafer, idler; a buzzing or humming sound; a remote-control device; a male bee; (v.) to make a buzzing sound; to speak in a dull tone of voice
goad
v. to drive or urge on; something used to drive or urge on
indulge
v. to give in to a wish or desire, give oneself up to
ingredient
n. one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or formula
literate
adj. able to read and write; showing an excellent educational background; having knowledge or training
loom
v. to come into view; to appear in exaggerated form; a machine for weaving
luster
n. the quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance
miscellaneous
adj. mixed, of different kinds
oration
n. a public speech for a formal occasion
peevish
adj cross, complaining, irritable; contrary
seethe
v. to boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed
singe
v. to burn slightly; a burn at the ends or edges
unique
adj. one of a kind; unequaled; unusual; found only in a given class, place, or situation
upright
(adj.) vertical, straight; good, honest; (adv.) in a vertical position
verify
v. to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm
yearn
v. to have a strong and earnest desire