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Vocabulary Power Plus Book H 9

vocabulary power plus book H lesson 9
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amass
to gather things together, usually for pleasure or profit
bravado
a showy or false display of courage
commiserate
to feel or to express sorrow; to sympathize
deter
to prevent from doing or happening
euphemism
an inoffensive term substituted for an offensive one
fledgling
young bird just ready to fly; an inexperienced person; young & inexperienced
lavish
extravagant & abundant, excessively generous; to give generously & extravagantly
menagerie
a collection of animals on display
occult
of or dealing with magic or the supernatural
peripheral
of, near, or related to the outer edge or boundary
profusion
a great quantity or amount; an abundance
recluse
a person who lives a secluded, solitary life
skittish
nervously excitable
tangible
actual; real; capable of being perceived by the senses
undulate
to move in or cause to move in a wavelike motion