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20 terms

(Vocabulary Unit 2)

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adjourn
(v.): to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
(n.): a citizen of another country; (adj.): foreign, strange
comely
(adj.): having a pleasing appearance
compensate
(v.): to make up for; to repay for services
dissolute
(adj.): loose in one's morals or behavior
erratic
(adj.): not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable
expulsion
(n.): the process of driving or forcing out
feint
(n.): a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense; (v.) to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of
fodder
(n.): food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose
fortify
(v.) to strengthen, build up
illegible
(adj.): difficult or impossible to read
jeer
(v.): to make fun of rudely or unkindly; (n.): a rude remark of derision
lucrative
(adj.): bringing in money; profitable
mediocre
(adj.): average, ordinary, undistinguished
proliferate
(v.): to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
subjugate
(v.): to conquer by force, bring under complete control
sully
(v.): to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch
tantalize
(v.): to tease, torment by teasing
terse
(adj.): brief and to the point
unflinching
(adj.): firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back