20 terms

Level C Unit 14

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amplify
v. to make stronger, larger, greater, louder, or the like
armistice
n. a temporary peace, halt in fighting, cease-fire, truce
arrogant
adj. haughty, too convinced of one's own importance, presumptuous
bland
adj. gentle, soothing, mild, lacking interest or taste, dull, insipid
disclaim
v. to deny interest in or connection with; to give up all claim to
epoch
n. a distinct period of time, era, age
estrange
v. to drift apart or become unfriendly, to cause a separation; remove or keep at a distance
gratify
v. to please, satisfy; to indulge, humor or delight
infinite
adj. exceedingly great, inexhaustible, without limit, endless; an incalculable number, the concept of infinity Cap. l. god
irascible
adj. easily made angry, hot tempered, catankerous
kindred
n. a persons relatives; a family relationship adj. related by blood, like, similar
naive
adj, innocent, unsophisticated, showing lack of wordly knowledge and experience, green, wet behing the ears
niche
n. a decorative recess in a wall, a suitable place for a person or thing, nook, aclove
obliterate
v. to blot out completely, destroy utterly, expunge, efface
ramshackle
adj. appearing ready to collapse: loose and shaky, dilapedated
ransack
v. to search or examine thoroughly; to rob, plunder, rummage
rote
n. unthinking routine or repetition, a fixed or mechanical way adj. based n a mechanical routine
solvent
adj. able to meet one's financial obligations, having the power to dissolve other substances n. a liquid used to dissolve other substances; somthing that solves, explains, eliminates, or softens
tedious
adj, long and tiresome; boring, monotonous
vendor
n. a person who sells somehting; a peddler, hawker, dealer, merchant