15 terms

List 8 (WW Bk 7)

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adjacent
(adj) near or next to; adjoining
beset
(v) to surround or to attack repeatedly; to trouble or weigh down
cede
(v) to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreement
circuitous
(adj) roundabout; indirect
desultory
(adj) proceeding or carried out in an aimless or random way
galvanize
(v) to excite or arouse action
implement
(n) a tool or instrument;
(v) to carry out
inconsequential
(adj) lacking importance or worth; unable to make an impact
magnitude
(n) greatness of size, power, or influence
materialize
(v) to become real or actual; to appear in physical form, especially suddenly
muster
(n) a gathering, usually of military forces;
(v) to summon or call forth
prohibitive
(adj) serving to restrain action or discourage use of
reminisce
(v) to think or talk about one's past
vanguard
(n) the leading or forward position in a movement
visionary
(n) a person who is given to ideas that are not currently realistic; a dreamer who can see what might be accomplished in the future