vocab level e unit 15

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  1. abrasive
    adj. causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down
  2. abrasive
    n. a substance used to smooth or polish
  3. acclimate
    v. to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
  4. chagrin
    n. irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustration
  5. chagrin
    v. to cause such a feeling
  6. complacent
    adj. self-satisfied; overly content
  7. concur
    v. to express agreement, approve
  8. defamation
    n. slander or libel
  9. explicate
    v. to make plain or clear, explain; to interpret
  10. fracas
    n. a noisy quarrel or brawl
  11. grotesque
    adj. unnatural, distorted; bizarre
  12. pandemonium
    n. a wild uproar, din, or commotion
  13. raucous
    adj. disagreeable harsh-sounding; disorderly
  14. receptive
    adj. open and responsive to ideas or suggestions
  15. renounce
    v. to give up or resign something
  16. repress
    v. to hold back; to put down or check by force
  17. reticent
    adj. not inclined to speak; reserved; reluctant
  18. savory
    adj. tasty, appetizing; pungent or salty, not sweet; inoffensive, respectable
  19. somnolent
    adj. sleepy, drowsy; inducing sleep
  20. vehement
    adj. intense, forceful, powerful
  21. voluble
    adj. characterized by a ready flow of words; glib, fluent
  22. zealous
    adj. eager, earnest, devoted
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vocab level e unit 15
2012-03-30 20:47:54
vocabulary level unit 15

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