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20 terms

Vocabulary Unit 13 Level A

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adhere
to stick to, to remain attached; to be devoted or loyal as a follower or supporter
affirm
to declare to be true, state positively; to comfirm
atrocity
an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act; something very bad or unpleasant
audition
a trial hearing for a performer; 2) to conduct or perform such a hearing
cope
to struggle suggle successfully against; to prove to be a match for, deal with satisfactorily; 2) a long religous cloak; a conopy
deter
to discourage, scare off, or prevent through fear or doubt
disquieting
causing uneasiness or worry
empower
to give power or authority to; to enable; to permit
fluent
speaking or writing easily and smoothly; flowing gracefully
lag
to move slowly or fall behind; to bring up the rear; 2) a falling behind; the amount buy which someone or something is behind; an interval
mangle
to injure very seriously by cutting; tearing; crushing, etc.; to bring to ruin
misapprehension
a wrong idea, misunderstanding
optimist
one who expects things to turn out for the best; someone who looks on the bright side of things
prowl
to roam about stealthily in search of something
stupefy
to make stupid, dull, or groggy; to surprise or astonish
sulky
in a bad or nasty mood, resentful; gloomy
supplement
something added to complete a thing or make up for a lack; a section added to a book or document; 2) to provide such an addition or completion
surge
to have a heavy, violent, swelling motion (like waves); 2) a powerful foward rush
trait
a quality or characteristic (espeacially of personality); a distinguishing feature
unscrupulous
dishonest; not guided or controlled by moral principles