19 terms

Swallowing stones section 3 and 4 vocabulary

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Allegedly
Questionably true
Maneuver
A procedure or method involving expert physical movement
Futile
Completely ineffective, useless, pointless
Precarious
Dependent on unknown conditions; dangerous, perilous, risky, unreliable
Indignant
Becoming angry by something unjust, unworthy, or mean
Apprehension
The power of perceiving or comprehending
Contaminate
To soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association
Furtive
Underhandedly; sly, shifty
Obstruction
Condition of being clogged or blocked
Incessant
Continuing or following without interruption; constant, never-ending, relentless
Intuitively
Gaining insight quickly without rational thought
Coherent
Logical; clear; easy to understand
Revulsion
Disgust; a strong feeling of dislike
Irrational
Unreasonable; crazy; unable to think clearly
Engrossed
Fascinated with; totally occupied with
Stifling
Stuffy; smothering; difficult to breathe
Mortified
Embarrassed; humiliated
Vulnerable
Capable of being physically or emotionally wounded or hurt
Disconcerting
Upsetting due to unexpected events; disturbing to one's composure, confusing