Vocabulary - Ch. 9

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Vocabulary - Ch. 9
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2011-09-20 20:47:16
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Chapter 9 vocabulary - Improving Vocabulary Skills 4th Edition
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  1. curtail
    • To cut short or reduce
    • to shorten
  2. devastate
    • To upset deeply; overwhelm
    • to upset greatly
  3. digress
    • To turn aside, or stray, especially from the main topic in speaking or writing
    • to go off the subject
  4. incentive
    • Something that movesone to take action or work harder; a motivation
    • encouragement
  5. incorporate
    • To unite into a single whole; combine
    • to join together
  6. indispensable
    • Necessary
    • needed
  7. intermittent
    • Starting and stopping from time to time; off-and-on
    • irregular
  8. rigor
    • Great hardship or difficulty; harshness; severity
    • a hardship
  9. squander
    • To waste; spend or use foolishly
    • to misuse
  10. succumb
    • To give in; stop resisting
    • yield

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