Vocabulary - Ch. 19

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Vocabulary - Ch. 19
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2011-09-22 21:56:15
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Chapter 19 vocabulary - Improving Vocabulary Skills 4th Edition
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  1. avid
    • Enthusiastic; devoted; eager
    • devoted
  2. dwindle
    • To gradually lesson or shrink
    • to decrease
  3. esteem
    • High regard; respect; favorable opinion
    • admiration
  4. evoke
    • To draw forth, as a mental image or feeling
    • to bring out
  5. legacy
    • Something handed down from people who have come before
    • an inherited gift
  6. mediate
    • To settle (a conflict) by acting as a go-between
    • to settle
  7. muted
    • Softened; toned down; made less intense
    • soft
  8. nurture
    • To promote development by providing mourishment, support, and protection
    • to care for
  9. pacify
    • To make calm or peaceful
    • to soothe
  10. transient
    • Temporary; passing soon or quickly
    • short-lived

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