Vocabulary Workshop: Unit 9 (ALL)

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brisk
energetic, lively, fast; cool and fresh
cherish
to feel or show great love for; to value highly; to take special care of
considerate
showing concern for the needs or feelings of others
displace
to force to move or flee; to move out of position
downfall
a sudden fall from power or position; a sudden, heavy snow or rain
estimate (verb)
to form a rough judgement about size, quantity, or value
estimate (noun)
a rough calculation; a careful guess
humiliate
to hurt someone's self-respect or pride
identical
exactly the same, alike in every way
improper
not correct; showing bad manners or taste
poll (noun)
a collecting of votes; (usually plural) a place where voting takes place; a collecting of opinions
poll (verb)
to receive votes; to vote; to question people to collect opinions
soothe
to make calm; to ease pain or sorrow
vicinity
the area near a place, the surrounding region