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Unit 6 vocab words - level B

Mrs. Elmy's vocabulary unit 6 word list.
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anonymous
(adj) unnamed, without the name of the person involved (writer, composer, etc.); unknown; lacking individuality or character
browse
(v.) to nibble, graze; to read casually; to window-shop
dupe
(n.) a person easily tricked or deceived; (v.) to deceive
dynamic
(adj.) active, energetic, forceful
eradicate
(v.) to root out, get rid of, destroy completely
frustrate
(v.) To prevent from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; to cause feelings of discouragement
grim
(adj.) stern, merciless; fierce, savage, cruel
inimitable
(adj.) not capable of being copied or imitated
makeshift
(n) a temporary substitute for something else; (adj) crude, flimsy, or temporary
marginal
(adj.) in, at, or near the edge or margin
pending
(adj.) waiting to be settled; (prep.) until
prescribe
(v) to order as a rule or course to be followed; to order for medical purpose
preview
(n.) something seen in advance; (v.) to view beforehand
prominent
(adj) standing out so as to be easily seen; important, well-known
quaint
(adj.) odd or old-fashioned in a pleasing way; clever, ingenious; skillfully made
reluctant
(adj.) unwilling, holding back
scrimp
(v) to handle very economically or stingily; to supply in a way that is small, short, or scanty
snare
(v.) to trap, catch; (n.) a trap or entanglement
utmost
(adj.) greatest, highest, farthest; (n.) the extreme limit
vengeance
(n.) punishment in return for an injury or a wrong; unusual force or violence