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Period 1 Acc Reading Vocab 6
Terms in this set (25)
Definition: embarrassed, ashamed
Example: The girl was abashed when speaking in front of the class.
Definition: withdrawn, not committed or interested, standing apart from others by choice
Example: the aloof person was not going to participate in the games.
Definition: great mental or emotional suffering, distress, or pain
Example: It caused the kid a lot of anguish when he forgot his homework.
Definition: to cause deep pain or sorrow
Example: The mother anguished the son.
Definition: to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words
Example: she articulated the 8 syllable words that she has been practicing slowly and carefully
Definition: able to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully
Example: At the no place for hate speech mr.audday told the kids to make their words very articulate.
Definition: to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from
Example: she basked in glory
Definition: an imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind
Example: The baby squid is a defect because he ate too much McDonalds, which caused too many tenticles to grow on his body.
Definition: to desert (or leave without permission) a cause or organization
Example: The kid defected out of the classroom.
Definition: delicate skill; tact and cleverness
Example: the cat jumped to the top of the fence and was the opposite of finesse
Definition: to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgment, or skillful evasion
Example: I finessed that goal because I dodged the defender.
Definition: to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited, offensive way
Example: The man-baby flaunted his one dollar bill.
Definition: frank, direct, straightforward
Example: He was forthright when he told her that they were breaking up.
Definition: pleasantly cheerful or warm; cordial
Example: Everybody wished they had my teacher because she was very genial even when you made mistake.💩
Definition: to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
Example: The mom tried to instill more books into her son's life, she tried to make him read more books.
Definition: to exclude from a group, banish, send away
Example: After the girls big fight they all agreed to ostracize Becky from the group.
Definition: forewarning or foreboding of a failure event
Example: The time-traveler told them a premonition that when they were crossing the street a big boulder would drop on their head.
Definition: a pen name, name assumed by a writer
Example: The author used a pseudonym to make sure he didn't get in trouble for the naughty stuff he said about Mr. President
Definition: to wash away impurities, clean up
Example: After she purged her hair, it was beautiful and it smelled like flowers.
Definition: the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively
Definition: to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former position
Example: after the man got surgery on his leg. when he got rehabilitated in surgery he could walk again. hdubabker01
Definition: an effect or consequence of some action or event, result
Example: The man faced a great repercussion after he broke the pencil, he had to walk the plank.
Definition: bold, determined
Example: The small boy was being resolute to fight the bullies, he was determined to fight back.
Definition: able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily
Example: The man made it to harvord, because he haz a very retentive mind.
Definition: a person or thing carrying the blame for others
Example: the man used a scapegoat to get him out of trouble and save him from going to jail
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