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Academic Vocabulary Week 2

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vigil
a period of time, especially during the night, when you stay awake in order to pray, remain with someone who is ill, or watch for danger
citadel
a strong fort—small castle—built in the past as a place where people could go for safety if their city was attacked
antics
behavior that seems strange, funny, silly, or annoying
banter
to make friendly conversation with a lot of jokes
frugal
careful to buy only what is necessary
gingerly
moving or touching something in a slow careful way because you are afraid it will be dangerous or painful
incognito
having your identity hidden so others don't know who you are
maim
to wound or injure someone very seriously and often permanently
bountiful
more than enough of something
enterprising
having the ability to think of new activities or ideas and make them work