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20 terms

Vocabulary Set 2

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adversary
an opponent or enemy
aplomb
self-confidence, especially in a difficult situation
apprehensive
anxious or fearful; uneasy
aptitude
the ability to learn or understand something quickly
attentive
giving attention to something
banish
to force to leave a country or place; exile
barricade
a temporary structure set up to block the passage of an enemy or opponent
bluff
to engage in a false display of strength and confidence
brackish
slightly salty
brandish
to wave or exhibit something in a dramatic or threatening way
circumference
the boundary of an area, an object, or geometric figure such as a circle.
commotion
noisy activity or confusion
concoction
a mixture of ingredients
conspicuous
easily seen; obvious
contortion
a sharp twist or bend in something
counter
to do or say something in opposition to something else
cunning
sly, crafty, or clever
debris
the scattered remains of something broken, destroyed, or discarded
defiance
the act of defying; open resistance to opposing force or authority
deft
quick and skillful; adroit