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Quarter 1 Unit 1 Vocab
Terms in this set (20)
Discern (v) The travelers discerned the oasis in the desert, but it was just a mirage.
To perceive or recognize (something).
Fain (adv) I fain gave the apple to my friend that was being nice.
Willingly and gladly
Affections (n) People feel affections for each other when they are married.
Fond attachment, devotion, or love
Deliverance (n) The hero made a deliverance to the hostages the aliens had.
A rescue from danger
Ascribe (v) The people ascribed the problem to the kid that was cutting things with scissors.
To connect to a specific cause
Solemn (adj) The man seemed to be solemn after the loss of his pencil.
Grave, sober, mirthless. Down in the dumps
Incensed (v) The kid that threw the paper, was the one who incensed the teacher.
To cause to be very angry.
Asunder (adj or v) The land was torn asunder from the earthquake.
Into separate pieces
Induce (v) my mom had induced my brother to take honors chemistry.
To succeed in persuading someone to do something.
Mitigation (n) The cream gave some mitigation and helped my cut
The lessening of something that causes suffering
Inconceivable (adj) The catch that the player made was so crazy it was almost inconceivable
Not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally; unbelievable.
Vexation (n) The older brother was in vexation because his younger brother was banging on the drums
The state of being annoyed or irritated
Chimera (n) The Chimera ran across the land, shooting fire at many of the buildings
A mythological, fire-breathing monster with a lions head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail
Omnipotent (adj) God created everything, therefore, he is omnipotent
Having unlimited power
Forbade (v) My mother forbade me from going snowboarding so I wouldn't get hurt
To command not to do something, have something, etc...
Dallied (v) My brother dallied to the car so he didn't have to go shopping
To waste time or delay
Perpetuation (n) The kingdom of God lasts in perpetuation
That which lasts forever
Predilection (n) I had a predilection of the state championship match
A tendency to think favorably of something
Ideology (n) Donald Trump had the ideology of building a wall between Mexico and the U.S.
A system of ideas and ideals especially one that forms economic or political policy
Injunctions (n) There were many injunctions to stay off the land, on the way to the haunted asylum.
An authoritative warning or order.
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