Unit D Level 8

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Unit D Level 8
2011-09-23 14:04:15
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Unit D Level 8
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  1. Assurance
    (n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
  2. Asylum
    (n.) an institution for the care of children, elderly people, etc.; a place of safety
  3. Console
    (v.) to comfot; (n.) the keyboard of an organ; a control panel for an electrical or mechanical device
  4. Dilate
    (v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
  5. Dross
    (n.) refuse, waste products
  6. Dwindle
    (v.) to lessen, diminish
  7. Flippant
    (adj.) lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy
  8. Immunity
    (n.) resistance to disease; freedom from some charge or obligation
  9. Institute
    (v.) to establish, set up; (n.) an organization for the promotion of learning
  10. Liability
    (n.) a debt; something disadvantageous
  11. Preposterous
    (adj.) ridiculous, senseless
  12. Pugnacious
    (adj.) quarrelsome, fond of fighting
  13. Rabid
    (adj.) furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies
  14. Realm
    (n.) a kingdom; a region or field of study
  15. Rejuvenate
    (v.) to make young again; to make like new
  16. Remunerate
    (v.) to reward, pay, reimburse
  17. Sparse
    (adj.) meager, scant; scattered
  18. Sterling
    (adj.) genuine, excellent; made of silver of standard fineness
  19. Venture
    (n.) a risky or daring undertaking (v.) to expose to danger; to dare
  20. Warp
    (v.) to twist out of shape; (n.) an abnormality