20 terms

Superior 9th Grade Vocabulary Word List 18


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Extremity (noun)
the furthest point or limit of something
Extremity (noun)
the extreme degree or nature of something
Interrogate (verb)
ask questions of (someone, especially a suspect or a prisoner) closely, aggressively, or formally
Susceptible (adjective)
likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing
Susceptible (adjective)
capable or admitting of
Evacuate (verb)
remove (someone) from a place of danger to a safer place
Scrutiny (noun)
critical observation or examination
Preemptive (adjective)
serving or intended to preempt or forestall something, especially to prevent attack by disabling the enemy
Dictate (verb)
lay down authoritatively; prescribe
Dictate (verb)
say or read aloud (words to be typed, written down, or recorded on tape)
Dictate (noun)
an order or principle that must be obeyed
Malice (noun)
the intention or desire to do evil; ill will
Incentive (noun)
a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something
Wince (verb)
give a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of or in anticipation of pain or distress
Wince (noun)
a slight grimace or shrinking movement caused by pain or distress
Rouse (verb)
bring out of sleep; awaken
Rouse (verb)
cause to feel angry or excited
Peril (noun)
serious and immediate danger
Peril (verb)
expose to danger; threaten
Imperil (verb)
put at risk of being harmed, injured, or destroyed