Unit 11

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Unit 11
2013-04-19 12:39:00
unit 11 vocab

Unit 11 vocab
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  1. Appease
    (v.) to make calm, soothe; to relive, satisfy ; to yield to
  2. Belated
    (adj.) late, tardy
  3. Calamitous
    (adj)causing great misfortune
  4. Cite
    (v.) to quote; to mention; to summon to appear in court; to commend, recommend
  5. Canventioinal
    (adj.) in line with accepted ideas or standards; trite
  6. Decoy
    • (v.) to lure in to a trap
    • (n.) a person or thing used to lure in to a trap
  7. Delve
    (v.) to dig; to search deeply and thoroughly into
  8. Ensue
    (v.) to fallow in order, come immediately after and as a result
  9. Gallantry
    (n.) heroic courage; respect and courtesy; an act or statement marked by a high level of courtesy
  10. Impart
    (v.) to make know, tell; give, pass somthing on
  11. Judicious
    (adj.) using or showing good judgment, wise, sensible
  12. Mediate
    • (v.) to bring about an agreement between persons or groups , act as a go-between
    • (adj.) occupying a middle position; indirect; acting through an intermediary
  13. Milieu
    (n.) the setting, surroundings, evironment
  14. Outlandish
    (adj.) strange,freakish, weird, foreign-looking; out-of-the-way, geographically remote; exceeding reasonable limits
  15. Overbearing
    (adj.) domineering, haughty, bulling; overpowering, predominant
  16. Pert
    (adj.)  high-spirited: lively: bold; jaunty
  17. Quirk
    (n.) a peculiar way of acting; a sudden twist or turn
  18. Regale
    (v.) to feast, entertain agreeably
  19. Shiftless
    (adj.) lazy, lacking in ambition and energy: inefficient
  20. Taint
    • (n.) a stain or spot; a mark of corruption or dishonor
    • (v.) to stain or contaminate