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Lesson 38 Vocabulary
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(AB ruh gayt)
To abolish, to do away with
The president _____ the Bill of Rights during his first term as president.
(AD uh munt)
Inflexible, immovable, obstinate
The father was _____ in his decision to punish his daughter for disobeying him.
(BAR buh riz um)
The incorrect usage of words or forms of language
The _____ of the class made the principal cringe and shudder.
(kuh LOW kwee ul)
The king gave a _____ at the press conference yesterday evening.
(kum PAY tree ut)
A fellow countryman
The man and his _____ traveled around the world but still couldn't find a country like their own.
To remove or to lessen danger or hostility
The violence _____ when the girls were pulled away from each other.
(eh FRUN tuh ree)
Extreme boldness, audacity
I cannot believe the girl had the _____ to date him while she was dating another guy.
(eh GREE jus)
Very bad, shocking, conspicuously bad
The girl's _____ behavior is abnormal for she is usually on her best behavior.
To playfully skip or leap
She was _____ around the room because she got into the college she applied to.
(hee muh FIL ee uh)
A hereditary disease where blood does not coagulate to stop bleeding
Jane got cut with a knife; since she is a _____, it could be very deadly.
(eh MYOO neh tee)
Resistance (usually to a disease)
The _____ clinic can help you prepare for the disease and prevent it.
To pierce, to fix on a pointed instrument
The magician's assistant was _____ by a large nail, and the audience was amazed when she was okay at the end of the trick.
So complicated that it can probably not be solved; full of knots
The _____ problem caused the students to become disheartened.
(lib ur TAR ee un)
One who favors absolute liberty and free will
The _____ tried to persuade the rebels to get absolute liberty by a conventional mean.
Stuck or entangled
The students were _____ because of the test schedule.
The _____ people were finally locked up in a correctional facility.
(PAL uh tuh bul)
Agreeable to the taste, acceptable
The boys find that girl's clothing _____ because of their hormone raging.
(PAL ee ate)
To ease pain, guilt or intensity
The boy tried to _____ the girl's heartbreak by hanging out with her.
Extreme paleness usually relating to the face
Usually gingers have extremely _____ faces.
(pur NISH us)
Very destructive or harmful, deadly
Drinking alcohol and driving could put you and other people in _____ situations.
To move in a sneaky, furtive, or stealthy manner
The spies had to _____ very quietly to obtain the information from the office.
To delay in coming or going, to linger
The girl _____ to her house because she didn't want to go home.
Cheap and gaudy in appearance
The woman wanted look expensive and elegant; instead she looked very cheap and _____.
(tuh MER uh tee)
Boldness that is foolhardy
This girl had the _____ to talk back to her parents.
(yoo TOE pee un)
Having the characteristics of an ideally perfect place
The land near the waterfall made me believe that it was a beautiful _____.
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