25 terms

Nanke Grade 10 Vocabulary

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calibrated
marked with measurements
vigilance
alert watchfulness
vague
unclear
wince
draw back, as with fear or pain
luminous
bright; brilliant; glowing
hindrance
something or someone that interferes with action or progress
symmetry
balance; something that is the same on both sides of the center
consternation
amazement or fear that makes one feel confused
cower
v. To crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
synchronizing
matching the timing of
omen
an event or sign that is believed to indicate the future
unavailing
useless; ineffective
withered
shriveled or shrunken, as if from lack of water or food
voluble
Characterized by a ready flow of words; talkative
indomitable
not easily discouraged or defeated
concur
agree; coincide; happen at the same time
digress
to turn aside from the main subject
mitigate
make less severe or harsh
novice
one who is new to a field or activity; beginner; apprentice; neophyte; tyro
resume
To begin again after a pause. To occupy again.
sober
not drunk; serious
suffice
be enough, adequate, or sufficient; serve; do
vacant
empty; unoccupied; tenantless; not being used
civilian
person who is not a member of the military, or police, or firefighting forces
confirm
state or prove the truth of; substantiate; verify