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  1. 3. Vocabulary
  2. Immigrate- to�come�to�a�country�of�which�one�is�not�a�native,�usually�for permanent�residence.
    • Wangle-to�bring�about,�accomplish,�or�obtain�
    • Faze-to�cause�to�be�disturbed�or�disconcerted
    • Calligraphy-fancy�penmanship,�especially�highly�decorative�handwriting, as�with�a�great�many�flourishes
    • Finicky-difficult�to�please
    • Incriminate-to�accuse�of�or�present�proof�of�a�crime��or�fault
    • Bungle-to�do�clumsily�and�awkwardly
    • Seethe-to�be�in�a�state�of�agitation�or�excitement
    • Saboteur-a�person�who�commits�or�practices�sabotage
    • Hypochondriac-a�person�suffering�from�or�subject�to hypochondria
    • Antagonize-to�make�hostile�or�unfriendly
    • Carping-to�find�fault�or�complain�querulously�or�unreasonably
    • Suffocate-to�discomfort�by�a�lack�of�fresh�or�cool�air
    • Infuriate-to�make�furious
    • Mayhem-a�state�of�rowdy�disorder
    • Snivel-to�weep�or�cry�with�sniffling
    • Exasperate-irritating
    • Egotistical-given�to�talking�about�oneself
    • Dangle-to�hang�loosely,�especially�with�a�jerking�or�swaying�motion
    • Enamored-to�charm�or�captivate
    • Glutton-a�person�who�eats�and�drinks�excessively�
    • Mediate-to�settle�(disputes,�strikes,�etc.)�as�an�intermediary�between parties
    • Swelter-to�suffer�from�oppressive�heat
    • Unsightly-distasteful�or�unpleasant�to�look�at
  3. Limber- characterized�by�ease�in�bending�the�body
  4. Paragon-distasteful�or�unpleasant�to�look�at
  5. Refine-to�become�pure
  6. Tirade-a�long,�vehement�speech
  7. Misinterpret-to�interpret,��explain,�or�understand�incorrectly
  8. Wince-to�draw�back�or�tense�the�body,�as�from�pain�or�from�a�blow
  9. Shambles-any�scene�of�destruction
  10. Distraught-distracted
  11. Pedantic-overly�concerned in�one's�learning
  12. Incorrigible-unruly;uncontrollable
  13. Agitate-annoyed
  14. Smolder-to�burn�without�flame
  15. Revere-to�regard�with�respect�tinged�with�awe
  16. Babble-to�utter�sounds�or�words�imperfectly,�indistinctly,�or�without meaning
  17. Adamant-utterly�unyielding�in�attitude�or�opinion�in�spite�of�all�appeals, urgings,�etc
  18. Hilarity-cheerfulness
  19. Gist-the�main�or�essential�part�of�a�matter
  20. Sabotage-to�injure�or�attack�by any�undermining�of�a�cause
  21. Gingerly-with�great�care�or�caution
  22. Coquette-a�woman�who�flirts�lightheartedly�with�men�to�win�their
  23. admiration�and�affection
  24. Diffidence-the�quality�or�state�of�being�shy
  25. Alcove-a�recess�or�small�room�adjacent�to�or�opening�out�of�a�room
  26. Pique-to�affect�with�sharp�irritation�and�resentment,�especially�by some�wound�to�pride
  27. Brunt-the�main�force�or�impact,�as�of�an�attack�or�blow
  28. Martial-warlike
  29. Lax-not�strict�or�severe
  30. Vendor-a�person�or�agency�that�sells
  31. Scurry-to�go�or�move�quickly�or�in�haste
  32. Ruse-a�trick,�stratagem,�or�artifice
  33. Loathe-to�feel�disgust�or�intense�aversion�for
  34. Brooch-a�clasp�or�ornament�having�a�pin�at�the�back�for�passing�through
  35. the�clothing�and�a�catch�for�securing�the�point�of�the�pin
  36. Clandestine-private�or�surreptitious
  37. Subside-to�sink�to�a�low�or�lower�level
  38. Communal-used�or�shared�in�common�by�everyone�in�a�group
  39. Salvage-the�act�of�saving��anything�from�fire,�danger,�etc.
  40. Bode-�to�announce�beforehand
  41. Despicable-deserving�to�be�despised
  42. Petrify-to paralyze�with�astonishment,�horror,�or�other strong�emotion
  43. Whiff-a�slight�gust�or�puff�of�wind,�air,�vapor,�smoke,�or�the�like
  44. Rampant-violent�in�action�or�spirit
  45. Incoherent-without�logical�or�meaningful�connection
  46. Unseemly-inappropriate�for�time�or�place
  47. Mannered-having�distinctive�mannerisms
  48. Listless-having�or�showing�little�or�no�interest�in�anything;
  49. Somber-gloomily�dark
  50. Coincide-to�occupy�the�same�place�in�space,�the�same�point�or�period
  51. in�time,�or�the�same�relative�position
  52. Reassure-to�restore�to�assurance�or�confidence
  53. Harangue-a�scolding�or�a�long�or�intense�verbal�attack
  54. Oasis-an ice-cream parlor that allowed Jewish people
  55. Incensed-make�angry
  56. Spat-a�petty�quarrel
  57. Derision-ridicule
  58. Sate-to�fill�to�excess
  59. Compensate-to�recompense�for�something
  60. Mortify-to�humiliate�or�shame,�as�by�injury�to�one's�pride�or�self-respect
  61. Rustle-to�make�a�succession�of�slight,�soft�sounds
  62. Interminable-incapable�of�being�terminated
  63. Rousing-exciting
  64. Articulate-to�utter�clearly�and�distinctly
  65. Drone-a�continuous�low�tone
  66. Impertinent-intrusive�or�presumptuous,�as�persons�or�their�actions
  67. Deluge-anything�that�overwhelms�like�a�flood
  68. Denounce-to�condemn�or�censure�openly�or�publicly
  69. Veritable-being�truly�or�very�much�so
  70. Annex-a�subsidiary�building�or�an�addition�to�a�building
  71. Rebuke-sharp,�stern�disapproval
  72. Fray-a�noisy�quarrel�or�brawl
  73. Oblige-to�make�(an�action,�policy,�etc.)�necessary�or�obligatory
  74. Sullen-persistently�and�silently�ill-humored
  75. Ration-a�fixed�allowance�of�provisions�or�food
  76. Dismal-Obsolete

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