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Day 3 Vocabulary
Terms in this set (100)
1. outstandingly bad; shocking.
2. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
1. evade or escape from (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skillful or cunning way.
2. escape, either physically or mentally
3. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or a lack of food.
1. make more attractive by adding ornament, color, etc.
2. make more beautiful
3. Add more details
1. cause (someone) to feel bitter or resentful.
[2. give a sharp or pungent taste or smell to].
1. jutting out: projecting
2. exhibiting eminence especially in standing above others in some quality or position
1. give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
2. expel (gases or odors)
3. make (a sound).
derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
1. surround and have or hold within.
2. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
cause (someone) to feel drained of energy or vitality; weaken.
1: to set free (as from slavery)
absorb all the attention or interest of.
1: an obscure speech or writing
2: something hard to understand or explain
3: an inscrutable or mysterious person
1. to settle securely or snugly:
2. to cover or shelter; hide securely:
2. to cover or enclose with or as if with something that covers, screens, or guards
1. to utter or pronounce (words, sentences, etc.), especially in an articulate or a particular manner:
2. to state or declare definitely, as a theory.
3. to announce or proclaim:
put poison on or into; make poisonous.
1. lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory:
the ephemeral joys of childhood.
2. lasting but one day
3. (noun) anything short-lived, as certain insects.
1.a person who cultivates a refined taste, especially in food and wine; connoisseur.
2.(Archaic.) a person dedicated to sensual enjoyment.
1. a letter, especially a formal or didactic one; written communication.
2. (usually initial capital letter) one of the apostolic letters in the New Testament.
3. (often initial capital letter) an extract, usually from one of the Epistles of the New Testament, forming part of the Eucharistic service in certain churches.
1. (of a literary work) in the form of letters
2. relating to the writing of letters
Epitomized (present: epitomize), (verb)
1. to be a perfect example of
2. to give a summary of (a written work)
mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situation
1. open to more than one interpretation; ambiguous
2. uncertain or questionable in nature
to use ambiguous language so as to conceal the truth or avoid committing oneself
1. gradually wear away (soil, rock, or land)
2. gradually destroy or be gradually destroyed
1. to be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake
2. to sin; do wrong
the quality of having or showing great knowledge or learning; scholarship
deliberately avoid using; abstain from
intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest
1. of or relating to the regions beyond the earth
2. lacking material substance
3. marked by unusual delicacy or refinement⭐️⭐️⭐️
the history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence
the substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant
a harmonious succession of words having a pleasing sound
1. to remove the contents of
2. to discharge from the body as waste : void
3. to remove especially from a military zone or dangerous area
tending to vanish like vapor
1. to constitute outward evidence of
2. to display clearly
to make more violent, bitter, or severe
1. tryingly or unremittingly severe in making demands
2. requiring careful attention and precision
1. to excite the anger of
2. to cause irritation or annoyance to
3. to make more grievous
open to objection; causing disapproval or offense.
an amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desirable.
a tax levied on certain goods and commodities produced or sold within a country and on licenses granted for certain activities.
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
extremely bad or unpleasant.
critical explanation or interpretation of a text, especially of scripture.
1. serving as a desirable model; representing the best of its kind.
2. (of a punishment) serving as a warning or deterrent.
1. apply or bring to bear (a force, influence, or quality).
2. make a physical or mental effort.
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
1. not coming within the scope of the law
2. exceeding the customary or appropriate limits in intensity, quality, amount, or size
1. suitable for achieving a particular end in a given circumstance
2. characterized by concern with what is opportune
3. governed by self-interest
1. to put an end to
2. to extinguish the guilt incurred by
3. to make amends for
1. fully revealed or expressed without vagueness, implication, or ambiguity
2. open in the depiction of nudity or sexuality explicit books and films
3. unambiguous in expression
to praise highly
1. extreme or excessive in degree, size, or extent joyously
2. unrestrained and enthusiastic
3. produced in extreme abundance
easily accomplished or attained
1. deceptive appearance
2. a false or mistaken idea
1. difficult to please 2. showing or demanding excessive delicacy and care
1. Foolish or silly
2. Unreal; illusory
1. Ability to produce an abundance of offspring, fruit, vegetation, etc
2. Very productive
1. Pretend to be affected by a feeling, state or injury
2. To invent a story or excuse
3. To imitate
1. Well chosen of suited to the circumstances
2. Pleasing and fortunate
1. In a wild state especially after escape from captivity or domestication (of an animal)
2. Resembling a wild animal
1. Smelling extremely unpleasant
1. To mark for attention or treatment in a specified way
2. To direct someone to go in a specified direction
1. Something that is wrong or obviously offensive
1. Lasting for a very short time
1. Not showing a serious or respectful attitude
1. elaborately or excessively ornamented
2. having a red or flushed complexion.
lack of good sense; foolishness.
inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.
1. (typically of children) irritable and quarrelsome.
2. (of a group or organization) difficult to control; unruly.
1. secret and sly or sordid
2. marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
1. a social or diplomatic blunder
2. a noticeable mistake
excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters.
the thickness, size, or capacity of something
1. to cause to sprout or develop; to begin to grow
2. to come into being: evolve
high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
1.affectedly grand or important; pompous:
2.more complicated or elaborate than necessary; overblown
3.grand in an imposing or impressive way.
1. the force of attraction by which terrestrial bodies tend to fall toward the center of the earth.
2. heaviness or weight.
3. serious or critical nature:
1. made commonplace or trite; stale; banal:
(of a phrase or idea) lacking significance through having been overused; unoriginal and trite.
1. a shed or shelter.
2. any relatively wide structure used for housing airplanes or airships.
1. unlucky; luckless; unfortunate.
1. a scolding or a long or intense verbal attack; diatribe.
2. a long, passionate, and vehement speech, especially one delivered before a public gathering.
3. any long, pompous speech or writing of a tediously hortatory or didactic nature; sermonizing lecture or discourse.
1. a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald.
2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign:
a person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another.
1. a part of a body of water along the shore deep enough for anchoring a ship and so situated with respect to coastal features, whether natural or artificial, as to provide protection from winds, waves, and currents.
2. such a body of water having docks or port facilities.
3. any place of shelter or refuge:
verb 4. to give shelter to; offer refuge to:
They harbored the refugees who streamed across the borders.
5. to conceal; hide:
to harbor fugitives.
6. to keep or hold in the mind; maintain; entertain:
1. disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious:
2. Archaic. lofty or noble; exalted.
1. determined to have one's own way; willful; stubborn; obstinate
2. proceeding from or exhibiting willfulness:
a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker.
1. (v.)pay attention to; take notice of.
2. (n.)careful attention.
1. belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine.
2. opinion profoundly at odds with what is generally accepted.
a pause or gap in a sequence, series, or process.
unwilling or unable to change because of tradition or convention.
overly theatrical or melodramatic in character or style.
1. grayish white.
2. old and trite.
move or cause to move at a great speed, typically in a wildly uncontrolled manner.
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