English 3 Vocab Unit 11
Terms in this set (20)
(adj.) moderate, sparing; characterized by abstinence and self-dicipline.
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on uncertain events or conditions; happening by chance; (n.) a representative group forming part of a larger body
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
(n.) an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
(adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
(v.) to scatter or spread widely.
(adj.) poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste
(adj.) highly colored, reddish; excessively ornate
(v.) to impose by fraud; to pass off as worth or genuine; to bring about by stealth \, dishonesty, or coercion
(adj.) awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless, clumsy
(n.) an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of an idea that is generally held sacred.
(v.) to impress on the mind by repetition, teach persistently and earnestly.
(adj.) capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized.
(adj) having sympathetic insight or understanding, capable of keen appreciation
(adj.) extremely harmful; deadly, fatal.
(adj.) leaping, jumping, or springing forth; prominent, standing out conspicuous; (n.) a projection or buldge, a land form that projects upward or outward.
(v.) to satisfy completely; to fill to excess; (adj.) full, satisfied
(v.) to make or become dry and withered; to char or scorch the surface of; to harden or make unfeeling; to patch, dessicate, singe.
(adj.) deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit.