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Vocab Week B

Vocabulary - Week B (Fernald 2011)
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Bandy
discuss lightly
Belligerent
characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
Bequeath
to give or pass on as an inheritance, leave or give by will after one's death
Belated
after the expected or usual time
Brevity
the attribute of being brief or fleeting
Bamboozle
conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
Blithe
carefree and happy and lighthearted
Bombastic
ostentatiously lofty in style
Beleaguer
surround so as to force to give up
Benevolent
having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others
Beseech
ask for or request earnestly
Brandish
move or swing back and forth
Baffle
be a mystery or bewildering to
Bohemian
a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life
Beguiling
misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods
Ballyhoo
blatant or sensational promotion
Bedraggled
limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
Bemuse
cause to be confused emotionally
Bereave
deprive through death
Blase
very sophisticated especially because of surfeit
Brusque
marked by rude or peremptory shortness