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10 terms

Sadlier-Oxford Building an Enriched Vocabulary lesson 6

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avarice
An excessive desire to acquire and possess wealth; a combination of greed and stinginess.
avid
Extremely eager, anxious, or enthusiastic.
badger
To tease; to annoy with a constant string of petty torments.
baffle
a. To puzzle completely. b. To prevent from achieving a goal.
banal
Made stale by constant use or repetition.
belligerent
a. (adj) Warring, actually engaged in war; warlike or hostile. b. (n) A party (for example, a nation or organization) engaged in a war.
benign
a. Gentle and kindly. b. Wholesome or favorable.
bicker
To engage in petty quarreling.
bizarre
Weird or fantastic.
bland
a. Mild or gentle. (Wen used in this sense, the word is usually neutral in tone.) b. Lacking interest or liveliness; flat. (When used in this sense, the word is distinctly pejorative.)