vocabulary lesson 2

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  1. ABRASION
    • n. 1. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.
    • 2. A scrape or worn area.
  2. CLAD
    adj. Clothed or covered.
  3. CORROBORATE
    v. To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm.
  4. CURSORY
    adj. Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.
  5. DEHYDRATE
    • v. 1.To remove the water from.
    • 2. To become dry; to lose water.
  6. DERIVE
    • v. 1. To take or receive from a source.
    • 2. To obtain through reasoning.
  7. ELECTRIFY
    • v. 1. To wire or equip with electric power.
    • 2. To thrill or shock.
  8. ENDEAVOR
    • v. To attempt earnestly.
    • n. A serious earnest effort toward a goal.
  9. GINGERLY
    • adj. Cautious; very careful.
    • adv. With extreme care or concern.
  10. GRIMACE
    • v. To make a face expressing feeling of pain, disgust, or contempt.
    • n. A facial expression that seems to express pain, contempt, or disgust.
  11. INVENTORY
    • n. 1. A list of possessions or goods on hand.
    • 2. The stock of goods on hand.

    v. To make a list of.
  12. GRUESOME
    adj. Causing shock or horror.
  13. SIMULATE
    • v. 1. To take on the qualities of another; to imitate.
    • 2. To pretend
  14. SUCCUMB
    • v. 1. To give up or give in to; to yield.
    • 2. To cease to exist; to die.
  15. SURMISE
    • v. To suppose something without sufficient evidence.
    • n. A guess.

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