15 terms

Lesson 5

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abrupt
Happening suddenly, without warning;
achieve
To do what one sets out to do. Something done that takes skill or effort.
attempt
To try; to make an effort. A try.
contempt
A feeling that someone or something is bad or unworthy.
entertain
To interest and amuse; To have guests. To have in mind.
glimpse
To get a quick look at. A quick or hasty look.
mock
To make fun of. Not real; pretend.
persist
To keep on doing or trying. To go on and on. Sticking to something; not giving up. Refusing to give up.
persuade
To win someone over by arguing or asking. Having the power to persuade.
phase
A stage in a series of changes.
quaint
Odd or unusual in a pleasing or old fashioned way.
recall
To remember. To call or take back.
reject
To refuse to accept or use. Something that falls short of what is acceptable.
revise
To go over carefully in order to correct or improve. To change in order to bring up to date.
sensitive
Quick to notice or feel. Easily affected by even slight change.
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