20 terms

Ch. 9 Vocab Words

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avenge
retaliate
cede
deliver up, transfer
deluge
swamp, inundate
discretion
prudence, tact, discrimination
giddy
faint, frivolous, flighty
impact
collision, blow, effect
intimidate
browbeat, hector
liberate
untie, unshackle
logical
rational, sensible
misrepresent
falsify, twist, exaggerate
optional
voluntary, discretionary
outright
total, out- and- out; utterly, instantly
rendezvous
date, assignation
rotund
portly, sonorous
saunter
ramble, amble; promenade
sluggish
unhurried, lethargic
subordinate
assistant, helper
tint
tone; color, stain
variable
fluctuating, shifting, inconstant
verge
threshold, edge