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20 terms

Emma's Vocab Workshop Unit 2

STUDY
PLAY
antics
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
avowed
declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
banter
to exchange playful remarks, tease; talk that is playful and teasing
bountiful
giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly
congested
overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
detriment
harm or loss; injury, damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage
durable
sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time; consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years
enterprising
energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and imagination
frugal
economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager
gingerly
with extreme care or caution
glut
(v.) to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing; (n.) an oversupply
incognito
in a disguised state, under an assumed name or identity; the state of being disguised; a person in disguise
invalidate
to make valueless, take away all force or effect
legendary
adj. descrbed in well known stories, existing in well known stories.
maim
to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate
minimize
to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before
oblique
slanting, indirect, evasive, devious, misleading
veer
to change direction or course suddenly, turn aside, shift, swerve
venerate
to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect
wanton
reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals; a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals