11 terms

English 5

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prepossessing
ATTRACTIVE OR APPEALING IN APPEARANCE (adjective)
recumbent
(adj) in a reclining position, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping or resting
incarcerate
(v) To imprison, confine, jail
ludicrous
(adj.) ridiculous, laughable, absurd
mordant
(adj) Biting or caustic in thought, manner, or style; sharply or bitterly harsh
pusillanimous
(adj) Contemptibly cowardly or mean-spirited
nettle
noun
a herbaceous plant that has jagged leaves covered with stinging hairs.
strategem
(n.) a scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or to gain an en
incubent
(noun) holder of an office or position, (adj) holding an office or position, resting as a duty or obligation; required
pecuniary
(adj.) consisting of or measured in money; of or related to money
jocular
(adj) Humorous, jesting, jolly, joking