Vocab Unit 13

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Vocab Unit 13
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  1. to adjust or change to suit conditions
    adapt
  2. to bear witness, affirm to be true or genuine
    attest
  3. to fit together exactly; to connect so as to form a whole
    a carpentry figure resembling a dove's tail
    dovetail
  4. the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly eveil act; huge size, immensity
    enormity
  5. to hesitate, stumble, lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
    falter
  6. a warning or feeling that something bad will happen; marked by fear, ominous
    foreboding
  7. totally abandoned and helplessly sad and lonely; wretched or pitful; almost hopeless
    forlorn
  8. chillingly proud and scornful
    haughty
  9. a physical defect; a hindrance, obstacle
    impediment
  10. necessary, urgent; a form of a verb expressing a command; that is necessary or required
    imperative
  11. to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
    loiter
  12. to pretend illness to avoid duty or work, lie down on the job
    malinger
  13. short but full of meaning and point
    pithy
  14. property stolen by force; to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully
    plunder
  15. a silly, forced smile; to smile or speak in a silly, forced way
    simper
  16. firmly fixed; constant, not moving or changing
    steadfast
  17. much boasted about in a vain or swaggering way
    vaunted
  18. to abuse or belittle unjustly oir maliciously
    villify
  19. a person (usually a child) without a home or a friend; a stray person or animal; something that comes along by chance, a stray bit
    waif
  20. twisted, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly numberous
    wry

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