Vocabulary Workshop Level E: Unit One

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Vocabulary Workshop Level E: Unit One
2011-09-19 15:40:42
vocabulary workshop level unit one

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  1. adulterate
    v. to corruput, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
  2. ambidextrous
    adj. able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
  3. augment
    v. to make larger, increase
  4. bereft
    adj., part. deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
  5. deploy
    v. to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
  6. dour
    adj. stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
  7. fortitude
    n. courage in facing difficulties
  8. gape
    v. to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
  9. gibe
    v. to utter taunting words
  10. gibe
    n. an expression of scorn
  11. guise
    n. an external appearance, cover, mask
  12. insidious
    adj. intended to deceive or entrap; sly treacherous
  13. intimation
    n. a hint, indirect suggestion
  14. opulent
    adj. wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
  15. pliable
    adj, easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
  16. reiterate
    v. to say again, repeat
  17. stolid
    adj. not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull; unresponsive
  18. tentative
    adj. experimental in nature, uncertain, hesitant
  19. unkempt
    adj. not combed; untiidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
  20. verbatim
    adj., adv. word for word; exactly as written or spoken
  21. warily
    adj. cautiously, with great care