20 terms

Unit 15 Vocabulary Workshop Parts of Speech and Definitions

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Authoritative
Adjective- Official, coming from a source that calls for obedience or belief; dictatorial
Bankrupt
Adjective- In a state of financial ruin-Verb- To ruin financially-Noun- One who has been ruined financially
Clamor
Noun- A public outcry; any loud and continued noise-Verb- To call for by loud, continued outcries
Coincide
Verb- To be in full agreement; to be the same in nature, character, or function; to happen at the same time
Cynical
Adjective- Inclined to believe the worst of people; bitterly mocking or sneering
Despot
Noun- A ruler who oppresses his or her subjects, a tyrant
Feud
Noun- A bitter, long term quarrel-Verb- To fight or quarrel with
Haggle
Verb- To argue in a petty way, especially about a price
Hardy
Adjective- Able to bear up under difficult conditions or harsh treatment; brave and tough
Harmonious
Adjective- Able to get along together well; combining different elements that blend pleasingly; melodious
Hoard
Verb- To store up, save-Noun- A hidden store or supply
Indisposed
Adjective- Slightly ill; disinclined to do something
Legacy
Noun- An inheritance; something handed down from an ancestor or from the past
Legitimate
Adjective- Lawful, rightful; reasonable, justifiable
Mirth
Noun- Merry fun, gaiety; laughter
Officiate
Verb- To perform the duties of an office; to conduct a religious ceremony; to referee
Partial
Adjective- Not complete; favoring one side over another; showing a strong liking for someone or something
Patronize
Verb- To give one's business to regularly as a customer; to support, provide financial help; to treat someone as an inferior while making a show of being kind or gracious
Rite
Noun- A ceremony; the customary form of a ceremony; any formal custom or practice
Sagacious
Adjective- Shrewd; wise in a keen, practical way