20 terms

English week 1 9th

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Nomad
one without a permanent domicile, one who moves from place to place
Nomenclature
A specialized system or set of names and terms used in a particular science, art, or other field of study or training; a system for naming; terminology
Nominal
so-called; minimal; insignificant
Nonchalance
cool confidence and unconcern; casual indifference
Obtrusive
noticeable in a way that is unpleasant or unwanted; aggressive and self-assertive; having a tendency to butt in where not welcome; meddlesome
Obtuse
insensitive;blockheaded, slow in comprehension
Obviate
to prevent or eliminate in advance; render unnecessary or irrelevant; to avert
Paucity
scarcity;shortage;poverty;deficiency
Raucous
loud,excited,and not controlled; rowdy and wild
Raze
to destroy completely; to knock down completely; to level
Reactionary
opposing political or social change; opposing liberalism; ultraconservative
Realm
kingdom;region;area
Scion
a descendant directly from the same parents or ancestors
Scoff
to make fun; to mock in disapproval
Scorn
to treat with a great lack of respect
Scotch
suppress, thwart, to put an end to
Sedate
calm, quiet, or composed
Tendium
the condition of being dull or wearisome;monotony; boredom
Teem
to have in abundance; to overrun;swarm
Telegenic
having qualities that televise well