Sadlier Oxford Level B Unit 11

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adequate
(adj.) sufficient, enough
ajar
(adj., adv.) partly open
dialogue
(n.) a conversation between two or more people; an interchange of opinions and ideas, free discussion
embelm
(n.) a symbol, sign, token
gigantic
(adj.) huge, giant, immense
havoc
(n.) very great destruction, ruin; great confusion and disorder
hearth
(n.) the floor of a fireplace; the fireside as a symbol of the home and family
implore
(v.) to beg earnestly for
infamous
(adj.) very wicked; disgraceful, shameful
innumerable
(adj.) too many to count, without number
lax
(adj.) not strict, careless; lacking discipline; not tense, relaxed
mar
(v.) to spoil, damage, injure
misdemeanor
(n.) a crime or offense that is less serious than a felony; any minor misbehavior or misconduct
mull
(v.) to think about, ponder; to grind or mix; to heat and flavor with spices
narrative
(n.) a story, detailed report; (adj.) having the quality or the nature of a story
overture
(n.) an opening move toward negotiation or action; a proposal or offer; an introductory section or part
pact
(n.) an agreement, treaty
stalemate
(n.) a situation in which further action by either of two opponents is impossible; (v.) to bring to a standstill
vindictive
(adj.) bearing a grudge, feeling or showing a strong tendency toward revenge
wilt
(v.) to become limp and drooping (as a flower), wither; to loose strength and vigor
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