Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level A - Unit 11

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alias
an assumed name, especially as used to hide one's identity
alias
otherwise called
amble
to walk slowly, stroll
amble
an easy pace
amble
a leisurely walk
burly
big and strong
burly
muscular
distort
to give a false or misleading account of
distort
to twist out of shape
dogged
persistent, stubbornly determined, refusing to give up
dumbfounded
so amazed that one is unable to speak, bewildered
extinct
no longer in existence
extinct
no longer active
extinct
gone out of use
grit
very fine sand or gravel
grit
courage in the face of hardship or danger
grit
to grind
grit
to make a grating sound
inevitable
sure to happen, unavoidable
ingrained
fixed deeply and firmly
ingrained
working into the grain or fiber
ingrained
forming a part of the inmost being
meteoric
resembling a meteor in speed
meteoric
having sudden and temporary brilliance similar to a meteor's
parody
a humorous or ridiculous imitation
parody
to make fun or something by imitating it
prevail
to triumph over
prevail
to succeed
prevail
to exist widely, be in general use
prevail
to get someone to do something by urging
relic
an object from the past with historical value or interest
relic
a trace of an outdated custom
relic
remaining fragments, ruins
rend
to tear to pieces
rend
split violently apart (past tense, rent)
replenish
to fill again, make good, replace
rummage
to search through, investigate the contents of
rummage
an active search
rummage
a collection of odd items
skimp
to save, be thrifty
skimp
to be extremely sparing with
skimp
to give little attention or effort to
sleuth
a detective
vandalism
deliverate and pointless destruction of public or private property