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Lesson 5 Vocab Notecards
Terms in this set (10)
She was an astute thinker when it came to random facts.
Def: Keen of mind and judgement, especially of practical manners; cunning
He had to go to an asyum because he was not mentally capable of caring for himself.
Def: a) An institution that shelters and cares for mentally unbalanced
b) Any place offering protection or security
c) Protection against a legal or social penalty
He did something bad so he had to atone for his actions.
Def: To make up for or repent
The criminal was very dangerous doing atrocities very frequently.
Def: A savagely cruel, brutal, or inhumane deed; a monstrosity
Muscle atrophy is a result of not working out.
POS: Noun and Verb
Def: a) a failure to develop normally; a progressive waste or decline
b) To waste away
The soccer team played a game of attrition to win the game.
Def: a) A gradual wearing down or weakening of resistance, resulting from constant friction, pressure, and harassment
b) A gradual often natural decrease in size
The manager should augment their employees for working so hard
Def: To make greater; to become greater
The mother augured that her son will not do his homework tonight because he was stuttering when asked about it.
POS: Noun and Verb
Def: a) Someone that can forecast the future by spotting various signs or indications of what is to come
b) To predict or foretell through signs; to point to or be an omen of
The austere coach made the players run extra in practice if they lost games.
Def: Rigidly severe; severe, simple, or bare
The boy had an authentic baseball card that was worth a lot of money.
Def: Genuine, trustworthy
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