20 terms

unit 1 vocab

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adjacent
(adj.) next to
alight
(v.) to get down from, to come down from
(adj.) lighted up
barren
(adj.) not productive, bare
disrupt
(v.) disturb
dynasty
(n.) group of rulers that maintains its power for some time
foretaste
(n.) an advance indication
germinate
(v.) to begin to grow
humdrum
(adj.) ordinary
hurtle
(v.) to rush violently, to fling
insinuate
(v.) to suggest or hint slyly, imply
interminable
(adj.) endless
interrogate
(v.) to ask questions
recompense
(v.) to pay back
(n.) a payment for loss
renovate
(v.) to make new again
résumé
(n.) a brief summary
sullen
(adj.) grumpy
trickle
(v.) to flow or fall by drops
(n.) a small quantity of anything
trivial
(adj.) insignificant
truce
(n.) a pause in fighting, temporary peace
vicious
(adj.) malicious, savage