Vocabulary Unit 11 Level B

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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
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; adj.- 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
mar
v.- to spoil, damage, injure
pact
n.- an agreement, treaty
stalemate
n.- a situation in which further action by either of two opponents is impossible v. to bring to a standstill
vindictive
adj.- bearing a grudge, feeling or showing a strong tendency toward revenge
wilt
v.- to become limp & drooping, wither; to lose strength and vigor