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20 terms

Unit 9 Vocab

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avenge
(v) to get revenge, to punish someone or get satisfaction for a wrong
cede
(v) to give up, surrender, to hand over
deluge
(n) a great flood, heavy fall of rain; anything that comes in a large quantity
discretion
(n) freedom to judge or choose, to use good judgment
giddy
(adj) dizzy, light-headed, lacking seriousness
impact
(n) to affect; (v) to strike an object against another
intimidate
(v) to make timid, to frighten, to make threats, to use fear
liberate
(v) to free, to release
logical
(adj) reasonable, good sense, sensible, rational
misrepresent
(v) to give a false idea, to give an untrue idea, to exaggerate
optional
(adj) to choose, not required, voluntary
outright
(adj) complete, total; instantaneouse, immediate
rendezvous
(v) to meet in accordance with a plan, (n) a meeting by agreement, a date
rotund
(adj) round, plump, chubby
saunter
(v) to stroll, to walk with ease
sluggish
(adj) Lazy, slow-moving, unhurried
subordinate
(adj) lower rank or position, (n) an assistant, a helper
tint
(n) shade, hue, color, tone; (v) to give something color or shade
variable
(adj) changeable, likely to undergo change; (n) a value that can change
verge
(n) the brink, the edge, the point at which something happens