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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level C Unit 3

A set of flashcards for Unit 3 in Level C in the Vocabulary Workshop book by Sadlier Oxford
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allot
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
amass
(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble
audacious
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
comply
(v.) to yield to a request or command
devoid
(adj.) not having or using, lacking
elite
(n.) the choice part of a group of people or things; (adj.) superior
grapple
(n.) an iron hook used to grab and hold; (v.) to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
incapacitate
(v.) to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible
instigate
(v.) to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite
longevity
(n.) long life, long duration, length of life
myriad
(adj.) in very great numbers; (n.) a very great number
perspective
(n.) a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance
perturb
(v.) to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion
prodigious
(adj.) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
relevant
(adj.) connected with or related to the matter at hand
skittish
(adj.) extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable
tether
(n.) a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources; (v.) to fasten with a rope or chain
unison
(n.) a sounding together; agreement or accord
vie
(v.) to compete; to strive for victory or superiority
willfull
(adj.) stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate