Level E Unit 1

Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Level E Unit 1
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adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well
augment
to make larger, increase
bereft
part. deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
deploy
to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
dour
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
fortitude
courage in facing difficulties
gape
to stare with open mouth, to open wide
gibe
to utter taunting words; an expression of scorn
guise
an external appearance, cover, mask
insidious
intended to deceive, sly
intimation
a hint, indirect suggestion
opulent
wealthy, luxurious
pliable
easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
reiterate
to say again, repeat
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
tentative
uncertain, hesitant
unkempt
not combed; untidy, sloppy
verbatim
word for word, not paraphrased
warily
cautiously, with great care