Vocab Unit 11 Sherman-The Queen

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Adequate
(adj.) Sufficient, enough.
Ajar
(adj, adv.) partly open.
Dialogue
(n.) a conversation between two or more people; an interchange of opinions and ideas, free discussion.
Emblem
(n.) a symbol, sign, token.
Gigantic
(adj.) huge, giant, immense.
Havoc
(n.) very great destruction, ruin; great confusion and disorder.
Hearth
(n.) the floor of a fireplace; the fireside as a symbol of the home and family.
Implore
(v.) to beg earnestly for.
Infamous
(adj.) very wicked; disgraceful, shameful.
Innumerable
(adj.) too many to count; without number.
Lax
(adj.) not strict, careless; lacking discipline; not tense; relaxed.
Mar
(v.) to spoil, damage, injure.
Misdemeanor
(n.) a crime or offense that is less serious than a felony; any minor misbehavior or misconduct.
Mull
(v.) to think about, ponder, to grind or mix; to heat and flavor with spices.
Narrative
(n.) a story, detailed report; having the quality or the nature of a story.
Overture
(n.) , an opening move toward negotiation or action; a proposal or offer; an introductory section or part.
Pact
(n.) an agreement, treaty.
Stalemate
(n.) a situation in which further action by either of two opponents is impossible; to bring to a standstill.
Vindictive
(adj.) bearing a grudge, feeling or showing a strong tendency toward revenge.
Wilt
(v.) , to become limp and drooping (as a flower), wither; to lose strength and vigor.