Vocabulary

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Vocabulary
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  1. Accost
    (v) to confront verbally

    (Though Antoinette was normally quite calm, when the waiter spilled soup on her for the forth time in 15 minutes, she stood up and accosted the man.)
  2. Accretion
    (n) slow growth in size or amount

    (Stallactites are formed by the accretion of minerals from the roofs of caves.)
  3. Acerbic
    (adj)biting, bitter in tone or taste

    (Jill became extremely acerbic and began to cruelly make fun of all her friends.)
  4. Acquiesce
    (v) to agree without protesting

    (Though Mr. Correlli wanted to stay outside and work in his garage, when his wife told him that he had better come in to dinner, he acquiesced to her demands.)
  5. Acrimony
    (n) bitterness, discord

    (Though they vowed that no girl would ever come between them, Biff and Trevor could not keep acrimony from overwhelming their friendship after they both fell in love with Teresa.)
  6. Acumen
    (n) keen insight

    (Because of his mathematical acumen, Larry was able to quickly figure out problems that took other students hours.)

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