20 terms

Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level C Unit 6

Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Level C Unit 6 - Definitions
STUDY
PLAY
abashed
(adj) embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
aloof
(adj) withdrawn, standing apart from others(usually as a matter of choice)
anguish
(n) great mental suffering, distress, or pain (v) to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
articulate
(v) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system (adj) able to use language effectively expressed clearly and forcefully
bask
(v) to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth, to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from.
defect
(n) an imperfection, flaw or blemish of some kind (v) to desert a cause or organization
finesse
(n) delicate skill tack or cleverness (v) to accomplish something by cleverness good judgement or skillful evasion
flaunt
(v.) to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited, offensive way
forthright
(adj.) frank, direct, straightforward
genial
(adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
instill
(v.) to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
ostracize
(v.) to exclude from a group, banish, send away
premonition
(n.) forewarning or foreboding of a future event
pseudonym
(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
purge
(v.) to wash away impurities, clean up; (n.) the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively
rehabilitate
(v.) to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former position
repercussion
(n.) an effect or consequence of some action or event, result; an echo or reverberation
resolute
(adj.) bold, determined; firm
retentive
(adj.) able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily
scapegoat
(n.) a person or thing carrying the blame for others
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...