Sadlier-Oxford Level D Unit 10

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adept
adj. thoroughly skilled; proficient
n. an expert
aspire
v. To have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward higher goal; to aim for
bleak
adj. are, dreary dismal; gloomy
chide
v. to blame, scold; rebuke
despicable
adj. worthy of scorn, contemptible; low
diminutive
adj. small, smaller than most other of the same type; miniture
emancipate
v. to free from slavery, to release or liberate; unshackle
erroneous
adj. incorrect, containing mistake; fallacious
exploit
v. to make use of, esp. improper use of for personal profit; turn to advantage
n. a feat of deed
extemporaneous
adj. made or delivered on the spur of the moment; spontaneous
impair
v. to make imperfect, damage, harm; injure
invincible
adj. not able to be defeated, unbeatable; unconquerable
languid
drooping; without energy, sluggish
mire
n. mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation;
v. to get stuck
obtrusive
adj. forward, undesirably prominent, thrust out; protruding
preamble
n. an introduction to a speech or a piece of writing; prologue
render
to cause to become; to perform; to deliver officialy; to process, to extract
rugged
adj. rough, irregular; severe, stern, strong, stormy; rocky, harsh
skeptical
adj. inclined to doubt, slow to accept something as true; dubious
slipshod
adj. untidy in dress, personal habits , ect., careless, sloppy; slapdash

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