VOCAB WEEK 7 (8th Grade)

STUDY
PLAY
SUNDER
break apart
UBIQUITOUS
seemingly everywhere
INTRACTABLE
hard to control or deal with
preclude
to prevent
cryptic
secretive
renege
to take back
turgid
swollen, congested
ruminate
contemplate, meditate, think about
amuck
berserk, frenzied
blantant
obvious
disseminate
spread, pass out
interpolate
to insert
sordid
dirty, filthy
cynicism
doubtful
proffer
offe
scintillate
to be brilliant
scintillate
sparkling
salacious
explicit
corpulent
fat
besiege
to close in on
diatribe
forceful, bitter, verbal attack
precis
short summary
dissemble
to hide or fake
docile
easy to manage, calm
intransigent
unwilling to compromise, stubborn
remonstrate
argue against something
corollary
consequence, something that follows
polyglot
multi-lingual
insuperable
impossible to overcome
trepidation
a feeling of fear or trepidation about something
flag
droop, sag
rusticate
country vacation
pristine
clean, perfect
crop
cut
synopsis
summary
anachronism
belonging to a different (older) time period
licentious
immoral, promiscuous
gyrate
move in a circle or spiral, twist
intangible
unable to be touched or grasped
rift
a crack or split
postprandial
the period of time after a meal
amalgamate
combination of more than one thing
sardonic
bitterly sarcastic or mocking
buffoon
a clown, a ridiculous but amusing perdon
disengage
to separate from something you were previously connected to
foible
minor character flaws or weaknesses
disabuse
to free someone from an error in their thinking
reiterate
to repeat again and again and again and yet again
ovine
relating to SHEEP
sylvan
an area with trees or a forest