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15 terms

Vocab. Lesson 8

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acrid
Sharp, irritating, or bitter to the sense of taste or smell
casualty
A person killed or injured in a war or accident
congested
overcrowded; filled too full. filled with fluid.
cope
To manage problems or difficulties successfully.
headlong
With great speed or force; reckless. Adv. Recklesssly; without time for careful throught.
hurtle
To move with great force and speed.
impede
to get in the way of; to interfere with the movement of.
inevitable
Bound to happen; unavoidable.
initiate
To put into effect; to bring into use. to take in as a member. the act of beginning. the ceremony or process that makes one a member
irate
Very angry; furious
lax
Not strictly enforced; undemanding; careless. Not tight; loose
negligent
Failing to take proper care of or to give proper attention to.
smolder
To burn slowly without bursting into flames. To exist in a hidden state before bursting into the open
stringent
strict; severe
throng
A large number of people gathered together; a crowd. Vb. to gather or move in large numbers