Durrett Vocab 1.1
English 11 - Vocabulary
"Louie! Don't adulterate those Louis Vuitton purses!"
To use cheaper, inferior, or less desirable goods in the production of any professedly genuine article, to make impure by adding inferior materials or elements.
P-Rod is an ambidextrous skater.
Able to use both hands equally well, unusually skillful.
Some commercials say they can augment men.
To make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increase.
Zoo animals are bereft of their freedom.
Deploy the soldiers.
To arrange in a position of readiness, or to move strategically or appropriately
Stop being so dour.
Her fortitude with those children is amazing.
Mental and emotional strength in facing difficulty, adversity, danger, or temptation courageously.
He gaped his head when he fell on the corner of a table.
To open as a gap; split or become open wide
The player gibed to his rival.
To utter mocking or scoffing words; jeer
Charlie has a new guise going on.
General external appearance; aspect; semblance
The contract is quite insidious towards its recipient.
Intended to entrap or beuile, stealthily treacherous or deceitful
His eyes showed intimation of sorrow.
A hint; suggestion
He comes from an opulent family.
Wealthy, rich, or affluent
His will is pliable.
Easily influence or persuaded
Do not make me reiterate myself.
To say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively
He has a stolid mentallity.
Not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; impassive
I was tentative of the man selling me a laptop out of his trunk, yet this computer still works.
Unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive; hesitant
Their style was unkempt.
Uncared - for or neglected; disheveled; messy
Verbatim, Adj., Adv.
He made us say it verbatim 100,000,000 times.
In exactly the same words; word for word
He warily followed the stranger into the tavern.
Watchful; being on one's guard against danger