20 terms

Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Level A Unit 4

English Vocabulary Sixth Grade
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acquit
(v.) to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completely; to conduct or behave oneself
deem
(v.) to think, believe; to consider, have an opinion
devastate
(v.) to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins
discredit
(v.) to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; to damage in reputation; (n.) a loss or lack of belief, confidence, or reputation
elusive
(adj.) difficult to catch or to hold; hard to explain or understand
generate
(v.) to bring into existence; to be the cause of
idolize
(v.) to worship as an idol, make an idol of; to love very much
ingratitude
a lack of thankfulness
keepsake
(n.) something kept in memory of the giver; a souvenir
mortal
(n.) a being that must eventually die; (adj.) of or relating to such a being; causing death, fatal; possible, conceivable
ovation
(n.) an enthusiastic public welcome, an outburst of applause
petty
(adj.) unimportant, trivial; narrow-minded; secondary in rank, minor
plight
(n.) a sorry condition or state; (v.) to pledge, promise solemnly
repent
(v.) to feel sorry for what one has done or has failed to do
reverie
(n.) a daydream; the condition of being lost in thought
revocation
(n.) an act or instance of calling back, an annulment, cancellation
scan
(v.) to examine closely; to look over quickly but thoroughly; to analyze the rhythm of a poem; (n.) an examination
strand
(n.) a beach or shore; a string of wire, hair, etc.; (v.) to drive or run aground; to leave in a hopeless position
strife
(n.) bitter disagreement; fighting, struggle
topple
(v.) to fall forward; to overturn, bring about the downfall of

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