20 terms

Vocabulary Workshop Level B Unit 12

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abound
(v.) To be plentiful, Be filled
braggart
(n.) a boaster; (adj.) boastful in a loud, annoying way
cache
(n.) a hiding place; something hidden or stored
clarification
(n.) the act of making clear or understandable, an explanation
despondent
(adj.) sad, without hope, discouraged
embezzle
(v.) to steal property entrusted to one's care
heartrending
(adj.) causing mental pain or grief
leisurely
(adj.), Unhurried, Taking plenty of time; (adv.) in an easygoing or unhurried way
lethargic
(n.), unnaturally sleepy; dull, slow moving; indifferent
malady
(adj.), a sickness, illness, disease, disorder
mellow
(adj.) , ripe well matured soft sweet and rich (v.) To become gentle or sweet
nomadic
(adj.) , wandering from place to place
piecemeal
(adj.), One piece at a time (adv.) Gradually
quest
(n.) a search, hunt (v.) yo search, seek, ask
random
(adj.), by chance, not planned or prearranged; irregular
rant
(v.), to speak wildly and noisily; loud, violent talk
reinforce
(v.), to make stronger with new materials or support
seclusion
(n.), isolation from others, solitude
status
(n.), a person's condition or position in the eyes of the law; relative rank or standing, especially in society;prestige
turmoil
(n.), a state of great confusion; mental strain or agitation
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