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GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4

GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4
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abhor
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest
abhorrent
adj. disgusting, causing loathing
affable
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious
affability
n. friendliness of manner
amiss
adv. in a wrong or imperfect way
amiss
adj. out of order. wrong
despondent
adj. depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged
entreat
v. to ask earnestly, to beg
entreaty
n. a plea or earnest request
haunt
v. to stay in one's mind continually; to visit frequently
haunt
v. to appear in the form of a ghost
impel
v. to drive or to propel
impel
v. to urge or drive by force or moral pressure
interminable
adj. endless; seeming to be without end
irascible
adj. quick-tempered; irritable
profound
adj. intense; deeply felt
profound
adj. having understanding or knowledge that goes beneath the surface; beyond the obvioius
recluse
n. a person who lives apart from society and often alone
reclusive
adj. withdrawn from society
reverberate
v. to be repeated as in a series of echoes or vibrations
sage
adj. having wisdom and good judgment
sage
n. a person known for wisdom and good judgment
sage
n. an aromatic grayish-green plant used in cooking
tirade
n. a long, angry speech
tremulous
adj. marked by trembling or shaking; timid or fearful