Vocabulary - Ch. 8

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meyerj
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Vocabulary - Ch. 8
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2011-09-19 21:52:19
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Chapter 8 vocabulary - Improving Vocabulary Skills 4th Edition
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  1. blatant
    • Very obvious, often offensively so
    • unmistakable
  2. blight
    • Something that weakens, damages, or destroys
    • something that harms
  3. contrive
    • To plan cleverly; to think up
    • to think up
  4. garble
    • To mix up or confuse (as a story or message); scramble
    • to jumble
  5. gaunt
    • Thin and bony
    • very thin
  6. gloat
    • To feel or express delight or self-satisfaction, often spitefully
    • to be overly self-satisfied
  7. immaculate
    • Perfectly clean
    • spotless
  8. plagiarism
    • Using someone else's writings or ideas as one's own
    • the stealing of ideas
  9. qualm
    • An uneasy feeling about how right or proper a particular action is
    • a guilty feeling
  10. retaliate
    • To return an injury for an injury; pay back
    • to take revenge

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