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25 terms

Lesson 5

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abrupt
adj. Happening suddenly, without warning.
achieve
v. To do what one sets out to do.
achievement
n. Something done th at takes skill or effort.
attempt
v. To try, to make an effort.
attempt
n. A try.
contempt
n. A feeling that something is bad or unworthy.
entertain
v. To interest and amuse.
entertain
v. To have guests.
entertain
v. To have in mind.
glimpse
v. To get a quick look at.
glimpse
n. A quick or hasty look.
mock
v. To make fun of.
mock
adj. Not real, fake.
persist
v. To keep doing or trying; To go on and on.
persuade
v. To win someone over by arguing or asking.
persuasive
adj. Haaving the power to persuade.
phase
n. A stage in a series of changes.
quaint
adj. Odd or unusual in a pleasing or old-fashoned way.
recall
v. To remember; To call or take back.
reject
v. To refuse to accept or use.
reject
n. Something that falls short of what is acceptable.
revise
v. To go over carefully in order to correct or improve.
revise
v. To change in order to bring up to date.
sensitive
adj. Quick to notice or feel.
sensitive
adj. Easily affected by even slight change.