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20 terms

Vocabulary Workshop Level C Unit 8

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abut
[verb] border on; bolster
attire
[noun] clothes [verb] to dress; bedeck; adorn
avail
[verb] to be or make of use or benefit; to make profit [noun] use; benefit; profit
crony
[noun] friend; pal; chum; buddy
cryptic
[adjective] puzzling; enigmatic
divergent
[adjective] differing; deviant; unorthodox
enmity
[noun] hatred; ill-will; animosity; antagonism
fervent
[adjective] emotional; passionate; extremely hot; ardent
gaunt
[adjective] thin; bony; lanky
infiltrate
[verb] slip, creep into; penetrate
nullify
[verb] invalidate; annul
perceptible
[adjective] noticeable; discerniblr; observable
plummet
[verb] to plunge straight down [noun] a weight fastened to a line
proclaim
[verb] to declare; announce; promulgate
proxy
[noun] substitute; representative
rankle
[verb] to cause anger; irritate; vex; nettle; gall
scavenger
[noun] rummager; an animal that feeds on refuse or dead bodies
stint
[verb] to limit; restrict; scrimp [noun] a limit or restriction
stoical
[adjective] self-controlled; impassive
unflagging
[adjective] tireless; undiminishing; unremitting