Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Level B Unit 13

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Agitation
(n.) a violent stirring or movement; noisy confusion, excitment; a stirring up of public enthusiasm
Blurt
(v.) to say suddenly or without thinking
Chronological
(adj.) arranged in order of time of occurrence
Countenance
(n.) a face, facial expression; (v.) to tolerate or approve
Diminish
(v.) to make or become smaller, reduce in size
Enchant
(v.) to please greatly; to charm, put under a magic spell
Fluctuate
(v.) to change continually; to move up and down
Foster
(v.) to bring up, give care to; to promote, encourage; (adj.) in the same family but not related by birth
Grovel
(v.) to humble oneself, act in a fearful and servile way; to lie face downward; to indulge in something base or unworthy
Handicraft
(n.) work done by hand; a trade requiring hand skill
Hilarious
(adj.) extremely funny, causing loud amusement
Ignite
(v.) to set on fire, to case to burn; to heat up, excite
Magnitude
(n.) the great size or importance of something
Massive
(adj.) large and heavy; great in size or scope
Maternal
(adj.) of or like a mother
Pall
(v.) to lose in interest, attraction, or effectiveness; to become tiresome; (n.) a dark covering, something that conceals
Reputable
(adj.) well thought of, having a good reputation
Revere
(v.) to love and respect deeply, honor greatly
Saga
(n.) a narrative of heroic exploits; a long, detailed account
Stodgy
(adj.) dull, boring; old-fashioned, hidebound; lumpy, thick

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