20 terms

Tenth Grade Tier Two Vocabulary Word List 16


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Parlance (noun)
a particular way of speaking or using words, especially a way common to those with a particular job or interest
Parlay (verb)
turn an initial stake or winnings from a previous bet into (a greater amount) by gambling
Parlay (noun)
a cumulative series of bets in which winnings accruing from each transaction are used as a stake for a further bet
Parley (noun)
a conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially a discussion of terms for an armistice
Parley (verb)
hold a conference with the opposing side to discuss terms
Jockey (noun)
a person who rides in horse races, especially as a profession
Jockey (verb)
struggle by every available means to gain or achieve something
Forthcoming (adjective) (1)
planned for or about to happen in the near future
Forthcoming (adjective) (2)
(of something required) ready or made available when wanted or needed
Vanguard (noun) (1)
a group of people leading the way in new developments or ideas
Vanguard (noun) (2)
a position at the forefront of new developments or ideas
Swindle (verb)
use deception to deprive (someone) of money or possessions
Swindle (noun)
a fraudulent scheme or action
Frugal (adjective) (1)
sparing or economical with regard to money or food
Frugal (adjective) (2)
simple and plain and costing little
Enunciate (verb) (1)
say or pronounce clearly
Enunciate (verb) (2)
express (a proposition or theory) in clear or definite terms
Inundate (verb) (1)
overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with
Inundate (verb) (2)
Veracity (noun)
conformity to facts; accuracy