20 terms

Superior 9th Grade Vocabulary Word List 20


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Dub (verb)
give an unofficial name or nickname to (someone or something)
Dub (verb)
provide (a film) with a soundtrack in a different language from the original
Dub (noun)
an instance of dubbing sound effects or music
Elucidate (verb)
make (something) clear; explain
Tenuous (adjective)
very weak or slight
Tenuous (adjective)
very slender or fine; insubstantial
Tenacious (adjective)
tending to keep a firm hold of something; clinging or adhering closely
Tenacious (adjective)
persisting in existence; not easily dispelled
Nonplus (verb)
surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react
Nonplus (noun
a state of being very surprised and confused
Rebuke (verb)
express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions
Rebuke (noun)
an expression of sharp disapproval or criticism
Pervade (verb)
(especially of a smell) spread through and be perceived in every part of
Pervade (verb)
(of an influence, feeling, or quality) be present and apparent throughout
resistant to a particular infection or toxin owing to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells.
Credence (noun)
belief in or acceptance of something as true
Credence (noun)
a small side table, shelf, or niche in a church for holding the elements of the Eucharist before they are consecrated
Proclivity (noun)
a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition toward a particular thing
Fatigue (noun)
extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness
Fatigue (verb)
cause (someone) to feel tired or exhausted