Vocab: Units 1-3 Review

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bluff (adjective)
a direct and outspoken in a good-natured way
cautious
avoiding unnecessary risks or mistakes
consist
to be made up of
despise
to look down on; to strongly dislike
haven
a safe place
miniature (noun)
a very small copy, model, painting
bluff (noun)
a steep, high cliff; an attempt to fool someone;
bluff (verb)
to deceive or trick; try to fool others
miniature (adjective)
on a very small scale
monarch
a person who rules over a person or empire
obstacle
something that gets in the way
postpone
to put off until later
straggle
to stray off or trail behind; to spread out in a scattered fashion
treacherous
likely to betray; seemingly safe but actually dangerous
vivid
bright and sharp, giving a clear picture; full of life
abandon
to give up on completely; to leave with no intention of returning
assault (noun)
a violent attack
convert (noun)
a person who has changed from one opinion, belief, or religion to another.
dispute (verb)
to argue, debate, quarrel over; to question or doubt the truth of
impressive
having a strong effect, commanding attention
justify
to show to be fair or right; to give good reasons for
assault (verb)
to attack violently or suddenly
convert (verb)
to change from one form to another
dispute (noun)
an argument, quarrel, debate
misleading
tending to give a wrong idea, often on purpose
numerous
many or very many
productive
making or capable of making large amounts of; giving good results
shrewd
showing clever judgement and practical understanding
strategy
a carefully made plan or plot; a plan of military operations
villain
an evil or wicked person or character, especially in a story or play
cancel
to call off or do away with;
to cross out with lines or other marks to show that something cannot be used again
continuous
going on without a stop or break
distribute
to give out in shares;
to scatter or spread
fragile
easily broken or damaged, requiring special handling or care
myth
an old story that explains why something is or how it came to be; something imaginary
reject
to refuse to accept, agree to, believe, or use
solitary
living or being alone;
being the only one
temporary
lasting or used for a limited time
blunder (NOUN)
a serious or thoughtless mistake
document (NOUN)
a written or printed record that gives information or proof
blunder (VERB)
to make a foolish or careless mistake; to move clumsily and carelessly
document (VERB)
to give written or printed proof;
to support with evidence
scuffle (VERB)
to fight or struggle closely with
veteran (ADJECTIVE)
having much experience in some job or field, seasoned
scuffle (NOUN)
a fight or struggle
veteran (NOUN)
a former member of the armed forces; an experienced