20 terms

Sadlier Level A Unit 6

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agenda
(n.) the program for a meeting; a list, outline, or plan of things to be considered or done
amiable
(adj.) friendly, good-natured
befuddle
(v.) to confuse, make stupid
blight
(n.) a disease that causes plants to wither and die; a condition of disease or ruin; (v.) to destroy, ruin
boisterous
(adj.) rough and noisy in a cheerful way; high-spirited
clarity
(n.) clearness, accuracy
compliant
(adj.) willing to do what someone else wants; obedient
conserve
(v.) to preserve; to keep from being damaged, lost, or wasted; to save
debut
(n.) a first public appearance; a formal entrance into society; (v.) to make a first appearance
gory
(adj.) marked by bloodshed, slaughter, or violence
gross
(adj.) coarse, vulgar; very noticeable; total; overweight (n.) an overall total (without deductions); twelve dozen; (v.) to earn
induce
(v.) to cause, bring about; to persuade
leeway
(n.) extra space for moving along a certain route; allowance for mistakes or inaccuracies; margin of error
limber
(adj.) flexible; (v.) to cause to become flexible
maze
(n.) a network of paths through which it is hard to find one's way; something very mixed-up and confusing
oracle
(n.) someone or something that can predict the future; someone who gives astute answers or advice that seems authoritative
partisan
(n.) a strong supporter of a person, party, or cause; one whose support is unreasoning; a resistance fighter, guerrilla; (adj.) strongly supporting one side only
reimburse
(v.) to pay back; to give payment for
vacate
(v.) to go away from, leave empty; to make empty; to void, annul
vagabond
(n.) an idle wanderer; a tramp; (adj.) wandering; irresponsible

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