English: Vocab Level F Unit 13

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English: Vocab Level F Unit 13
2013-04-22 15:07:35
vocab vocabulary level unit 13 14 15 english schipske soph marking period

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  1. abet
    to encourage, assist, aid, support( especially in something wrong or unworthy)
  2. aver
    to affirm, declare confidently
  3. blatant
    noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense
  4. broach
    to bring up or begin to talk about ( a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce ( a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid; (n.) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks
  5. buttress
    to support, prop up, strengthen; a supporting structure
  6. carousal
    noisy revelry or merrymaking ( often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
  7. collate
    to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange in order for dome specific purpose
  8. connoisseur
    an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgements, especially in one of the fine arts
  9. disconsolate
    deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
  10. encumber
    to weigh down or burden; to fill up block up, hinder
  11. foment
    to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
  12. grisly
    frightful, horrible, ghastly
  13. herculean
    relating to Hercules; characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength
  14. impassive
    showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless
  15. inauspicious
    unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
  16. incontrovertible
    unquestionable, beyond dispute
  17. nonplussed
    puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
  18. opportune
    suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time
  19. prolific
    abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
  20. rejoinder
    a reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit