Lesson 19 of the Wordly wise series

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Lesson 19 of the Wordly wise series
2012-09-19 19:47:00
Wordly wise lesson 19 vocab vocabulary book

Lesson 19 of the Wordly wise series book 6
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  1. Apex (n)
    The highestpoint of something 
  2. Collusion (n)
    A secret agreement between parties for a criminal or deceitful purpose
  3. Incinerate (v)
    To burn to ashes
  4. Indict (v)
    To charge with crime
  5. Judicial (adj)
    Having to do with judges, the law, or courts(not the sports kind)
  6. Martyr
    • (n)
    • 1. One who chooses to suffer or die rather than give up beliefs or principles
    • (v)
    • 2. To be out to deathAfro one's beliefs
  7. Multitude (n)
    • 1. A large number ofpeople or things
    • 2. A crowd
  8. Rescind (v)
    To docancel do away with; to cancel 
  9. Revere (v)
    To have great respect and affection for
  10. Scion (n)
    • 1. A descendant or heir
    • 2. A cutting from a plant to produce new growth
  11. Sordid (adj)
    Dirty or disgusting 
  12. Suave (adj)
    SmoothLy polite; blandly pleasing
  13. Travesty (n)
    A distorted example or imitation
  14. Vindicate (v)
    • 1. To free from blame, guilt, or suspicion
    • 2. To show to be true or right
    • Ex.
    • He was asked to vindicate that the product he produced was of his original design. 
  15. Vitriolic (adj)
    Having a sharp, biting quality; bitterly sarcastic