20 terms

Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop Level C Unit 2

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antics
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
avowed
declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
banter
to exchange playful remarks, tease; (n.) talk that is playful and teasing
bountiful
giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly
congested
overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
detriment
1. harm or loss;

2. injury, damage;

3. a disadvantage;

4. a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage
durable
1. sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time

2. consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years
enterprising
1. energetic, willing and able to start something new;

2. showing boldness and imagination
frugal
1. economical, avoiding waste and luxury;

2. scanty, poor, meager
gingerly
with extreme care or caution
glut
1. to provide more than is needed or wanted;

2. to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing;

3. an oversupply
incognito
. in a disguised state, under an assumed name or identity;

2. the state of being disguised; a person in disguise
invalidate
to make valueless, take away all force or effect
legendary
1. described in well-known stories;

2. existing in old stories (legends) rather than in real life
maim
to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate
minimize
1. to make as small as possible, make the least of;

2. to make smaller than before
oblique
1. slanting or sloping;

2. not straightforward or direct
veer
to change direction or course suddenly, turn aside, shift, swerve
venerate
to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect
wanton
1. reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals;

2. a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals

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