15 terms

Challenger Deep Chpts 73-120

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maternal
Having the qualities of a mother; motherly
irked
annoyed; bothered
formidable
Menacing; causing fear or awe
adversary
An enemy, opponent
orderly
hospital attendant responsible for the non-medical care of patients and the maintenance of order and cleanliness
incapacitated
disabled; unable to function
adverse
Undesired, possibly harmful
caulking
filling up a crack or seam to make it watertight
trite
(adj.) commonplace; overused, stale
quandary
A state of perplexity or doubt
formaldehyde
a fluid often used for embalming purposes
pilfered
Stolen
nemesis
a powerful rival; usually an unconquerable opponent.
chaff
worthless products of an endeavor. When you separate the wheat from the chaff, you throw out the chaff.
pontificates
express one's opinions in a way considered annoyingly self-important.