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Sadlier-Oxford Level D Unit 11

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brevity
(n.) shortness
comport
(v.) to conduct to bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
concise
(adj.) expressing much in a few words, short
demure
(adj.) sober or serious in manner, modest
depreciation
(n.) a lessening in value; a belittling
deteriorate
(v.) to lower in quality or value; to wear away
divulge
(v.) to tell, reveal; to make public
enlightened
(adj.) free from ignorance and false ideas; possessing sound understanding
forestall
(v.) to prevent by acting first
garble
(v.) to distort in such a way as to make it unintelligible.
proponent
(n.) one who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief
quaver
(v.) to shake, tremble; to trill
recoil
(v.) to spring back, shrink; (n.) the act of springing back
recoup
(v.) to make up for, regain
reek
(n.) an unpleasant smell; (v.) to give off unpleasant smells; to give a strong impression
relentless
(adj.) unyeilding, harsh, without pity
rivulet
(n.) a small stream
squander
(v.) to spend foolishly, waste
staccato
(adj.) detached or disconnected in sound or style
statute
(n.) a law
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