20 terms

Sadlier Oxford, Level B, Unit 4 Definitions

Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop level B unit 2 (New CC Enriched Ed.)
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alliance
a joining together for some common purpose (noun)
bewilder
to puzzle completely, confuse (verb)
buffoon
a clown; a coarse stupid person (noun)
controversial
arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement (adjective)
dishearten
to discourage (verb)
fruitless
not producing the desired results, unsuccessful (adjective)
hostile
unfriendly; unfavorable; warlike, aggressive
inflammable
easily set on fire; easily angered or aroused (adjective)
inflict
to give or cause something unpleasant, impose (verb)
malignant
deadly, extremely harmful, evil; spiteful, malicious (adjective)
mortify
to hurt someone's feelings deeply; to cause embarrassment or humiliation; to subdue or discipline by self-denial or suffering (verb)
orthodox
in agreement with established or generally accepted beliefs or ways of doing things (adjective)
procure
to obtain through special effort; to bring about (verb)
scurry
to run quickly, scamper, hurry (verb)
sodden
soaked with liquid or moisture; expressionless, dull; spiritless, listless (adjective)
spirited
full of life and vigor; courageous (adjective)
virtual
having a certain force or effect in fact but not in name; so close as to be equivalent to the real thing (adjective)
void
completely empty; having no legal force or effect; (adjective)
empty or unfilled space; (noun)
to cancel or nullify (verb)
wayward
disobedient, willful; unpredictictable, capricious (adjective)
wince
to draw back suddenly, as though in pain or fear (verb); the act of drawing back in this way (noun)

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