15 terms

Vocabulary Power Plus Book H Lesson 15

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analogous
similar or parallel in certain ways
cleave
to split with a sharp instrument; to cling together
derogatory
belittling, disparaging
distraught
extremely troubled or agitated; worried
exemplary
worthy of imitation; setting a good example
homogeneous
having or consisting of similar parts throughout
inadvertent
accidental; unintentional
muddle
to make confusing or unclear; to bungle
onomatopoeia
the use of a word that sounds much like the action or object it denotes
pompous
showing excessive self-esteem or vanity
prowl
to move about stealthily, as though hunting or quietly searching
raze
to destroy so as to make level with the ground
stealthy
acting with silence, caution, and secrecy
throng
a crowded group of people or things
vex
to annoy or disturb
to agitate mentally; to worry
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